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Delicata Krammer, 2003, nom. inval.

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

Holotype species: Delicata delicatula (Kützing) Krammer

Currently accepted name for the type species: Delicatophycus delicatulus (Kützing) M.J.Wynne

Original publication and holotype designation: Krammer, K. (2003). Cymbopleura, Delicata, Navicymbula, Gomphocymbellopsis, Afrocymbella. In: Diatoms of Europe, Diatoms of the European Inland waters and comparable habitats. (Lange-Bertalot, H. Eds) Vol.4, pp. 1-529. Rugell: A.R.G. Gantner Verlag K.G..

Taxonomic status: currently regarded as a synonym of Delicatophycus.

Gender: This genus name is currently treated as feminine.

Most recent taxonomic treatment adopted: Wynne, M.J. (2019). Delicatophycus gen. nov.: a validation of “Delicata Krammer” inval. (Gomphonemataceae, Bacillariophyta). Notulae Algarum 97: 1-3, no figs.

Nomenclatural notes
Invalid: based on a technical term, similar examples of which are given by ICN Art. 20.2, Ex. 4 (%u2018lanceolatus%u2019 and %u2018lobata%u2019). - (11 Mar 2019) - M.D. Guiry

Numbers of names and species: There are 23 species names in the database at present.

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