Rhopalodia O.Müller, 1895, nom. cons.
Holotype species: Rhopalodia gibba (Ehrenberg) O.Müller
Currently accepted name for the type species: Epithemia gibba (Ehrenberg) Kützing
Original publication and holotype designation: Müller, O. (1895). Rhopalodia ein neues Genus der Bacillariaceen. Botanische Jahrbucher fur Systematik, Pflanzengeschichte und Pflanzengeographie 22(1): 54-71, 2 pls.
Precise date of publication19 Nov 1895
Taxonomic status: uncertain, requiring further investigation.
Gender: This genus name is currently treated as feminine.
Most recent taxonomic treatment adopted: Cocquyt, C., Kusber, W.-H. & Jahn, R. (2018). Epithemia hirudiniformis and related taxa within the subgenus Rhopalodiella subg. nov. in comparison to Epithemia subg. Rhpalodia stat nov. (Bacillariophyceae) from East Africa. Cryptogamie Algologie 39(1): 35-62.
Conserved name so the lectotype designated by Boyer (1927: 491) is the type. - (27 Jan 2017) - M.D. Guiry
Numbers of names and species: There are 75 species names in the database at present, as well as 71 infraspecific names. Of the species names, 45 have been flagged as accepted taxonomically on the basis of the listed literature under the species name. In some instances, opinions on taxonomic validity differ from author to author and users are encouraged to form their own opinion. AlgaeBase is a work in progress and should not be regarded as a definitive source only as a guide to the literature..
Names: ('C' indicates a name that is accepted taxonomically; 'S' a homotypic or heterotypic synonym; 'U' indicates a name of uncertain taxonomic status, but which has been subjected to some verification nomenclaturally; 'P' indicates a preliminary AlgaeBase entry that has not been subjected to any kind of verification. For more information on a species click on it to activate a link to the Species database):
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Hustedt, F. (1930). Bacillariophyta (Diatomeae) Zweite Auflage. In: Die Süsswasser-Flora Mitteleuropas. Heft 10. (Pascher, A. Eds), pp. [i]-vii, -466. Jena: Verlag von Gustav Fischer.
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Created: 11 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 09 February 2020 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 25 January 2021.