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Diomphala Ehrenberg, 1842, nom. rejic.

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Chromista
Phylum Bacillariophyta
Subphylum Bacillariophytina
Class Bacillariophyceae
Subclass Bacillariophycidae
Order Cymbellales
Family Cymbellaceae

Holotype species: Diomphala clava-herculis Ehrenberg

Currently accepted name for the type species: Didymosphenia clava-herculis (Ehrenberg) Metzeltin & Lange-Bertalot

Original publication and holotype designation: Ehrenberg, C.G. (1843 '1842'). Nachricht von zwei durch die Contess of Caledon in Irland beobachteten Lagern fossiler Infusorien. Bericht über die zur Bekanntmachung geeigneten Verhandlungen der Königlich-Preussischen Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Berlin 1842: 335-339.

Taxonomic status: currently regarded as a synonym of Didymosphenia.

Most recent taxonomic treatment adopted: Metzeltin, D. & Lange-Bertalot, H (1995). Kritische Wertung der Taxa in Didymosphenia (Bacillariophyceae). Nova Hedwigia 60(3-4): 381-405.

Nomenclatural notes
nom. rej. vs. Didymosphenia M. Schmidt 1899 (nom. cons.). - (26 Jan 2017) - M.D. Guiry

Fossil
This is a genus of fossil species, or a genus with a fossil type species, or a genus the type species of which was originally described as a fossil.

Numbers of names and species: There are 2 species names in the database at present.

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Created: 16 April 2003 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 26 January 2017 by M.D. Guiry

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