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Ralfsiella smithii (Ralfs) P.A.Sims, D.M.Williams & M.Ashworth

Publication details
Ralfsiella smithii (Ralfs) P.A.Sims, D.M.Williams & M.Ashworth 2018: 42, figs 148-151

Published in: 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.

Type species
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Ralfsiella.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Basionym
Cerataulus smithii Ralfs

Type information
Type locality: Thames, England (Silva 1996-to date).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Biddulphia smithii Van Heurck 1855
Cerataulus smithii Ralfs 1861

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Biddulphia radiata Roper 1859
Biddulphia hemitropa L.W.Bailey 1862
Eupodiscus radiatus W.Smith 1953

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Biddulphia smithii Van Heurck)
Europe: France (Anon. 2017), Ireland (Adams 1908).

(as Cerataulus smithii Ralfs)
Europe: Adriatic Sea (Vilicic, Marasovic & Miokovic 2002), Baltic Sea (Hällfors 2004), Britain (Hendey 1954, Hendey 1974), Croatia (Vilicic et al. 2009), France (Méléder et al. 2007 , Anon. 2017), Portugal (Moita & Vilarinho 1999), Scandinavia (Karlason et al. 2018).

Atlantic Islands: Canary Islands (Afonso-Carrillo 2014).

North America: Mexico (Caribbean) (Licea, Moreno-Ruiz & Luna 2016).

South America: Brazil (Eskinazi-Leça et al. 2010), Colombia (Lozano-Duque, Vidal & Navas S 2011).

Africa: Egypt (Nassar & Khairy 2014, Nassar & Kham 2014, Khairy et al. 2017), Ghana (Smith, Smith & Nii Yemoh Annang 2015), Senegal (Sow & Diene 2002).

South-west Asia: Lebanon (Lakkis 2013).

Asia: China (Liu 2008).

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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 24 April 2019.

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