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Cerataulus smithii Ralfs

Publication details
Cerataulus smithii Ralfs in Pritchard 1861: 847

Published in: Pritchard, A. (1861). A history of infusoria, including the Desmidiaceae and Diatomaceae, British and foreign. Fourth edition enlarged and revised by J. T. Arlidge, M.B., B.A. Lond.; W. Archer, Esq.; J. Ralfs, M.R.C.S.L. ; W. C. Williamson, Esq., F.R.S., and the author. pp. i-xii, 1- 968, 40 pls. London: Whittaker and Co., Ave Maria Lane.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Cerataulus is Cerataulus turgidus (Ehrenberg) Ehrenberg.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Ralfsiella smithii (Ralfs) P.A.Sims, D.M.Williams & M.Ashworth

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

Nomenclatural notes
Replaced name: Eupodiscus radiatus Smith 1853, nom. illeg., not Bailey 1851." - (4 Apr 2016) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

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

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Source of current name
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.

Key references
Guo Yujie [Kuo, Y.C., Guo, Y.C.] (2003). Flora algarum marinarum sinicarum. Tomus V. Bacillariophyta No. I. Centricae. pp. [1]-493. Beijing: Science Press.

Hendey, N.I. (1964). An introductory account of the smaller algae of British coastal waters. Part V: Bacillariophyceae (diatoms). pp. [i]-xxii, 1-317. London: Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, Fishery Investigations. Her Majesty’s Stationery Office.

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