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Tripodiscus formosus (Arnott in Pritchard) Kuntze 1898

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Chromista
Phylum Bacillariophyta
Subphylum Coscinodiscophytina
Class Coscinodiscophyceae
Subclass Coscinodiscophycidae
Order Coscinodiscales
Family Aulacodiscaceae
Genus Tripodiscus

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Tripodiscus formosus (Arnott in Pritchard) Kuntze
200x __Diam. 225 µm. 27 Feb 2012. Robert Lavigne. © Robert Lavigne (MicroscopyView.com).

Tripodiscus formosus (Arnott in Pritchard) Kuntze
200x __Diam. 225 µm. 27 Feb 2012. Robert Lavigne. © Robert Lavigne (MicroscopyView.com).

 

Ceramium cancellatum C.Agardh

Aulacodiscus formosus Arnott in Pritchard 200x __Diam. 225 µm
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Publication details
Tripodiscus formosus (Arnott in Pritchard) Kuntze 1898: 433

Published in: Kuntze, O. (1898). Revisio generum plantarum. Pars III (3). pp. 1-576. Leipzig, London, Milano, New York, Paris: Arthur Felix, Dulau & Co., U. Hoepli, Gust. A. Schechert, Charles Klincksierck.
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Publication date: 28 Sep 1898

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Tripodiscus is Tripodiscus argus Ehrenberg.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Aulacodiscus formosus Arnott in Pritchard

Basionym
Aulacodiscus formosus Arnott in Pritchard

Type information
In upper Peruvian or San Felipe guano

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), beautiful, handsome.

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
No habitat entry has yet been made for this entity.

No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.

Created: 13 March 2006 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 18 February 2012 by Robert Lavigne

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Robert Lavigne in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 23 October 2021.

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