Gyrosigma obscurum (W.Smith) J.W.Griffith & Henfrey 1856
Gyrosigma obscurum (W.Smith) J.W.Griffith & Henfrey 1856: 302, pl. 11: fig. 27
Published in: Griffith, J.W. & Henfrey, A. (1855). The micrographic dictionary: a guide to the examination and investigation of the structure and nature of microscopic objects; illustrated by forty-one plates and eight hundred and sixteen woodcuts. pp. [i]-v, -696, 41 pls. London: John van Voorst.
Publication date: 1 November 1855
Status of Name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Pleurosigma obscurum W.Smith
Type locality: England: East Sussex: Lewes; Dorset: Poole Bay; (Index Nominum Algarum) Type: W. Smith; (Index Nominum Algarum)
Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), dark, shady, indisctinct (Stearn 1973).
This is a brackish species.
Created: 11 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry.
Last updated: 27 June 2022
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G.M. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 27 June 2022. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 11 December 2023