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Parodontella S.Komura, 1999

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Chromista
Phylum Bacillariophyta
Subphylum Bacillariophytina
Class Mediophyceae
Subclass Thalassiosirophycidae
Order Eupodiscales
Family Parodontellaceae

Holotype species: Parodontella calamus (Tempère & Brun) S.Komura

Original publication and holotype designation: Komura, S. (1999). Barrel-shaped diatoms from the Miocene Nabuto Formation, central Japan. Diatom 15: 51-78, 177 figs.

Taxonomic status: currently recognized as a distinct genus.

Most recent taxonomic treatment adopted: Sims, P.A., Williams, D.M. & Ashworth, M.[P.] (2018). Examination of type specimens for the genera Odontella and Zygoceros (Bacillariophyceae) with evidence for the new family Odontellaceae and a description of three new genera. Phytotaxa 382(1): 1-56, 156 figs, 2 text-figs.

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Numbers of names and species: There are 5 species names in the database at present, of which 4 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
Fourtanier, E. & Kociolek, J.P., (2003). Addendum to 'Catalogue of the Diatom Genera'. Diatom Research 18(2): 245-258.

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