Oricymba Jüttner, Krammer, E.J.Cox, Van de Vijver & Tuji, 2010
Holotype species: Oricymba japonica (Reichelt) Jüttner, E.J.Cox, Krammer & Tuji
Original publication and holotype designation: Jüttner, I., Krammer, K., Van de Vijver, B., Tuji, A., Simkhada, B., Gurung, S., Sharma, S., Sharma, C. & Cox, E.J. (2010). Oricymba (Cymbellales, Bacillariophyceae), a new cymbelloid genus and three new species from the Nepalese Himalaya. Phycologia 49(5): 407-423.
Taxonomic status: currently recognized as a distinct genus.
Most recent taxonomic treatment adopted: Zhang, W., Shang, G.-X., Kociolek, J.P., Wang, L.-Q. & Zhang, R.-L. (2018). Oricymba rhynchocephala sp. nov., a new cymbelloid diatom (Bacillariophyceae) from Xianju National Park in Zhejiang Province, China. 340(1): 63-70, 26 figs, 1 table.
In often nutrient-poor, freshwater habitats of the Indian subcontinent, southeast Asia, Korea and Japan (Jüttner et al. 2010). - (28 Sep 2010) - Wendy Guiry
Numbers of names and species: There are 10 species names in the database at present, of which 10 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..
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Created: 27 September 2010 by Wendy Guiry
Verified by: 31 August 2018 by M.D. Guiry
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