Gyrosigma balticum (Ehrenberg) Rabenhorst 1853

Publication Details
Gyrosigma balticum (Ehrenberg) Rabenhorst 1853: 47, pl. 5: fig. 6

Published in: Rabenhorst, L. (1853). Die Süsswasser-Diatomaceen (Bacillarien.): für Freunde der Mikroskopie. pp. [1]-xii, [1]-72, 10 pls. Leipzig: Eduard Kummer.

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Type Species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Gyrosigma is Gyrosigma hippocampus Hassall.

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

Navicula baltica Ehrenberg

Type Information
Type locality: Germany: Baltic Sea [Kiel]; (Index Nominum Algarum) Type: Ehrenberg; 23.x.1832; (Index Nominum Algarum) Notes: Designated neotypes: Texel, Schorren Nature Reserve, 21-IX-1989 (Sterrenburg no. 280). Neotype BM 81615, isoneotypes deposited in ANSP, BRM (Sterrenburg, 1995: 402).

Origin of Species Name
Adjective A (Latin), pertaining to the Baltic Sea.

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Extended species description (Sterrenberg, 1995: 402).

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

Last updated: 10 October 2022

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 10 October 2022. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 26 September 2023

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