Gyrosigma spenceri (Bailey ex Quekett) Griffith & Henfrey 1856

Publication Details
Gyrosigma spenceri (Bailey ex Quekett) Griffith & Henfrey 1856: 303, pl. 11: fig. 17

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, [1]-696, 41 pls. London: John van Voorst.

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Publication date: 1 November 1855

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

Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Gyrosigma acuminatum (K├╝tzing) Rabenhorst.

Navicula spenceri Bailey ex Quekett

Type Information
Type locality: USA: New York: Croton River; (Index Nominum Algarum) Lectotype (fide Sterrenburg, 1995: 468-469): comm. Bailey (source not specified) via Matthew Marshall; ANSP; A-G.C 3174 (Index Nominum Algarum)

General Environment
This is a freshwatermarine species.

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

Last updated: 28 March 2023

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