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Hippodonta Lange-Bertalot, Witkowski & Metzeltin, 1996

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Chromista
Phylum Bacillariophyta
Subphylum Bacillariophytina
Class Bacillariophyceae
Subclass Bacillariophycidae
Order Naviculales
Suborder Naviculineae
Family Naviculaceae

Holotype species: Hippodonta luneburgensis (Grunow) Lange-Bertalot, Metzeltin & A.Witkowski

Original publication and holotype designation: Lange-Bertalot, H., Metzeltin, D. & Witkowski, A (1996). Hippodonta gen. nov. Umschreibung und Begründung einer neuer Gattung der Naviculaceae. Iconographia Diatomologica 4: 247-275.

Taxonomic status: currently recognized as a distinct genus.

Most recent taxonomic treatment adopted: Kociolek, J.P. & Spaulding, S.A. (2003). Symmetrical Naviculoid Diatoms. In: Freshwater Algae of North America, Ecology and Classification. (Wehr, J.D. & Sheath, R.G. Eds), pp. 637-654. San Diego: Academic Press.

Numbers of names and species: There are 74 species names in the database at present, as well as 3 infraspecific names. Of the species names, 70 have been flagged as accepted taxonomically on the basis of the listed literature under the species name. In some instances, opinions on taxonomic validity differ from author to author and users are encouraged to form their own opinion. AlgaeBase is a work in progress and should not be regarded as a definitive source only as a guide to the literature..

Names: ('C' indicates a name that is accepted taxonomically; 'S' a homotypic or heterotypic synonym; 'U' indicates a name of uncertain taxonomic status, but which has been subjected to some verification nomenclaturally; 'P' indicates a preliminary AlgaeBase entry that has not been subjected to any kind of verification. For more information on a species click on it to activate a link to the Species database):

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References
Bruder, K. & Medlin, L.K. (2008). Morphological and molecular investigations of naviculoid diatoms. III. Hippodonta and Navicula s.s.. Diatom Research 23(2): 331-347.

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