Surirella tenera W.Gregory 1856

Surirella tenera W.Gregory

Surirella tenera W.GregorySeattle, Washington, USA; Green Lake, 400x, DIC - 27 November 2009. Karl Bruun (

Publication Details
Surirella tenera W.Gregory 1856: 11, pl. 1: fig. 38 (as 'Surirella tenera?')

Published in: Gregory, W. (1856). Notice of some new species of British fresh-water Diatomaceae. Quarterly Journal of Microscopical Science, New Series 4: 1-14, 1 pl.

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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 tenera (W.Gregory) Ruck & Nakov.

Type Information
UK: Scotland: Elchies; (Index Nominum Algarum)

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), soft, delicate (Brown 1946).

General Environment
This is a freshwatermarine species.

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

Last updated: 30 October 2020

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 30 October 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 13 August 2022

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