Tropidosiphonus lanceolatus S.Komura
Tropidosiphonus lanceolatus S.Komura 1994: 5, fig. 4: 4-6; fig. 6
Published in: Komura, S. (1994). Observations on the diatom Mediaria Sheshukova-Poretzkaja and new forms of similar appearance with a new type of raphe system. Diatom 9: 1-16, 8 figs (photos), 3 text-figs.
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Tropidosiphonus.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
This is a fossil species seemingly without extant populations.
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), lance-shaped.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Japan: Boso Peninsula (Early Miocene) (Silva 1996-to date). Type: Km-5901 Research Centre of JAPEX (fig. 4: 5); MPC-02559 (HT fide S. Komura, Diatom 19: 68. 2003): marine. (Silva 1996-to date
Fourtanier, E. & Kociolek, J.P., (2003). Addendum to 'Catalogue of the Diatom Genera'. Diatom Research 18(2): 245-258.
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