Rhizosolenia C.G., 1843: 402
Holotype species: Rhizosolenia americana Ehrenberg
Original publication:Ehrenberg, C.G. (1843). Verbreitung und Einfluss des mikroskopischen Lebens in Süd-und Nord-Amerika. Abhandlungen der Königlichen Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Berlin 1841: 291-466, pls 1-4.
Taxonomic status: currently regarded as a synonym of Rhizosolenia.
Fossil-Bacillariophyceae (ING). - (3 Aug 2012) - Wendy Guiry
This is a genus of fossil species or a genus with a fossil type species.
NCBI Nucleotide Sequences
Numbers of names and species: There is only one species or infraspecific name in the database at present.
Names: ('C' indicates a name that is currently 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):
Rhizosolenia americana Ehrenberg U - type
Linking to this page: http://www.algaebase.org/search/genus/detail/?genus_id=51358
Cite this record as:
M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2014. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 07 March 2014.