Ostreobium quekettii Bornet & Flahault 1889

Ostreobium quekettii Bornet & Flahault

Current name: Ostreobium quekettii Bornet & Flahault - 24 December 2016. Thomas Sauvage

Publication Details
Ostreobium quekettii Bornet & Flahault 1889: CLXI [161], pl. IX [9]: figs 5-8 (as 'Queketti')

Published in: Bornet, É. & Flahault, C. (1889). Sur quelques plantes vivants dans le test calcaire des mollusques. Bulletin de la Société Botanique de France 36: CXLVII-CLXVII [147-167], pls VI-XII [6-12].

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Type Species
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Ostreobium.

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

Type Information
Lectotype locality: Le Croisic, Loire-Atlantique, France; (Lukas 1974: 334) Type: On commercial oyster.; PC?; Notes: Lukas (1974: 334) includes further information on the lectotype locality of this species. Whereabouts of type not currently known.

Named for John Thomas Quekett (1815-1861), English microscopist and histologist.

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 06 April 1996 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 17 February 2020

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 17 February 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 15 July 2024

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