Gyrosigma hippocampus Hassall, nom. illeg. 1845
Gyrosigma hippocampus Hassall, nom. illeg. 1845: 435 (as 'hippocampa')
Published in: Hassall, A.H. (1845). A history of the British freshwater algae, including descriptions of the Desmideae and Diatomaceae. With upwards of one hundred plates, illustrating the various species. Vol. I. pp. [i]-viii, [i]-462, [ i , err.]. London, Edinburgh, Paris & Leipzig: S. Highley, H. Baillière; Sunderland & Knox; J.B. Baillière; T.O. Weigel.
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Gyrosigma.
Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Gyrosigma attenuatum (Kützing) Rabenhorst.
This is a marine species.
Created: 11 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry.
Last updated: 26 January 2018
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 26 January 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 11 December 2023