Lectotype species: Eunotia arcus Ehrenberg
Original publication:Ehrenberg, C.G. (1837). Über ein aus fossilen Infusorien bestehendes, 1832 zu Brod verbacknes Bergmehl von den Grenzen Lapplands in Schweden. Bericht über die zur Bekanntmachung geeigneten Verhandlungen der Königl. Preuß. Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Berlin 1837: 43-45.
Type designated in Boyer, C.S. (1927). Synopsis of North American diatomaceae, Supplement, Part 2.- Naviculatae, Surirellatae. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 79: 229-583.
Taxonomic status: currently recognized as a distinct genus.
Most recent taxonomic treatment adopted: Round, F.E., Crawford, R.M. & Mann, D.G. (1990). The diatoms Biology and morphology of the genera. pp. [i-ix], 1-747. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
Lectotype designated by Boyer (1927: 215). - (27 Jan 2017) - M.D. Guiry
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Kociolek, J.P. & Spaulding, S.A. (2003). Eunotioid and Asymmetrical Naviculoid Diatoms. In: Freshwater Algae of North America, Ecology and Classification. (Wehr, J.D. & Sheath, R.G. Eds), pp. 655-668. San Diego: Academic Press.
Novitski, L. & Kociolek, P. (2005). Preliminary light and scanning electron microscope observations of marine fossil Eunotia species with comments on the evolution of the genus Eunotia . Diatom Research 20(1): 137-143.
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Created: 11 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 27 January 2017 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 21 March 2019.