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
No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.
Fourtanier, E. & Kociolek, J.P., (2003). Addendum to 'Catalogue of the Diatom Genera'. Diatom Research 18(2): 245-258.
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