Surirella amphioxys W.Smith 1856

Publication Details
Surirella amphioxys W.Smith 1856: 88

Published in: Smith, W. (1856). A synopsis of the British Diatomaceae; with remarks on their structure, functions and distribution; and instructions for collecting and preserving specimens. The plates by Tuffen West. In two volumes. Vol. II. pp. [i]-xxix, 1-107, pls 32-60, 61-62, A-E. London: John van Voorst, Paternoster Row.

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Type Species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Surirella is Surirella striatula Turpin.

Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Iconella amphioxys (W.Smith) D.Kapustin & O.Kryvosheia.

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Greek), sharp on both sides (Griffith 2004).

General Environment
This is a freshwater species.

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

Last updated: 04 July 2022

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 04 July 2022. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 09 February 2023

 
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