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Epithemia hellenica (Ehrenberg) Ralfs 1861

Publication details
Epithemia hellenica (Ehrenberg) Ralfs 1861: 760

Published in: Pritchard, A. (1861). A history of infusoria, including the Desmidiaceae and Diatomaceae, British and foreign. Fourth edition enlarged and revised by J. T. Arlidge, M.B., B.A. Lond.; W. Archer, Esq.; J. Ralfs, M.R.C.S.L. ; W. C. Williamson, Esq., F.R.S., and the author. pp. i-xii, 1- 968, 40 pls. London: Whittaker and Co., Ave Maria Lane.
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Epithemia is Epithemia argus (Ehrenberg) Kützing.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Basionym
Eunotia hellenica Ehrenberg

Type information
Lectotype locality: "'E Graeciae marga' [subfossil limnic sediments, Greece]." (Jahn & Kusber 2006: 530). Notes: Lectotype (designated by Jahn & Kusber 2006: 530): "preparation No. 311101-a 'Griechenland 2.1.' in BHUPM (Fig. 6); lectotype locality: “E Graeciae marga” [subfossil limnic sediments, Greece].... Further original material. – Part of drawing sheet No. 2326, depicted as t. 6 (part 2) fig. 17a, b in Ehrenberg (1854)."

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Eunotia hellenica Ehrenberg 1840
Cystopleura hellenica (Ehrenberg) Kuntze 1891

Nomenclatural notes
Combination also introduced by R.Jahn & Kusber (2006: 530). - (27 Jan 2017) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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.

Key references
Jahn, R. & Kusber, W.H. (2006). Algae of the Ehrenberg collection - 3. Typification of seven diatom taxa described by C. G. Ehrenberg predominantly from Greece. Willdenowia 36(Special Issue): 527-535, 15 figs.

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