Aphanothece clathrata West & G.S.West 1906

Aphanothece clathrata West & G.S.West

Aphanothece clathrata West & G.S.WestBainbridge Island, Washington, USA; water garden, 400x, DIC - 21 May 2008. Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net)

Publication Details
Aphanothece clathrata West & G.S.West 1906: 111, pl. 10: figs 9-10

Published in: West, G.S. & West, W. (1906). A comparative study of the plankton of some Irish Loughs. Transactions of the Royal Irish Academy 33B: 77-116, pls VI-XI.

Type Species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Aphanothece is Aphanothece microscopica Nägeli.

Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Anathece clathrata (West & G.S.West) Komárek, Kastovsky & Jezberová.

Type Information
Type locality: Ireland: Lough Neagh: Lough Corrib, Galway; (Index Nominum Algarum) Isotype: UC; 795138 (Index Nominum Algarum)

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), latticed or pierced with openings like a grating or trellis (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a freshwater species.

Created: 11 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 31 August 2020

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 31 August 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 13 August 2022

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