Guinardia flaccida (Castracane) H.Peragallo 1892

Guinardia flaccida (Castracane) H.Peragallo

Current name: Guinardia flaccida (Castracane) H.PeragalloRobin Raine (

Publication Details
Guinardia flaccida (Castracane) H.Peragallo 1892: 107, pl. 13: figs 3-5

Published in: Peragallo, H. (1892). Monographie du genre Rhizosolenia et de quelques genres voisins. Diatomiste 1: 79-82, 99-117.

Type Species
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Guinardia.

Status of Name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Rhizosolenia flaccida Castracane

Type Information
Syntype localities: "In mari Adriatico et Arafura."; (Castracane 1886: 74)

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), flaccid, not able to hold up its own weight (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 23 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 05 July 2019

Verification of Data
Users are responsible for verifying the accuracy of information before use, as noted on the website Content page.

Loading synonyms...
Loading notes...
Loading common names...
Loading distribution...
Loading references...
Loading bibliographical references...
Loading culture providers...

Linking to this page:

Citing AlgaeBase
Cite this record as:
M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 05 July 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 26 September 2023

Currently in AlgaeBase: