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Cymatopleura W.Smith, 1851, nom. et typ. cons.

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Chromista
Phylum Bacillariophyta
Subphylum Bacillariophytina
Class Bacillariophyceae
Subclass Bacillariophycidae
Order Surirellales
Family Surirellaceae

Holotype species: Cymatopleura solea (Brébisson) W.Smith

Original publication and holotype designation: Smith, W. (1851). Notes on the Diatomaceae, with descriptions of British species included in the genera Campylodiscus, Surirella and Cymatopleura. Annals and Magazine of Natural History, series 2 7: 1-14, pls I-III.
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Taxonomic status: currently recognized as a distinct genus.

Most recent taxonomic treatment adopted: Hustedt, F. (1930). Bacillariophyta (Diatomeae) Zweite Auflage. In: Die Süsswasser-Flora Mitteleuropas. Heft 10. (Pascher, A. Eds), pp. [i]-vii, [1]-466. Jena: Verlag von Gustav Fischer.

Numbers of names and species: There are 52 species names in the database at present, as well as 38 infraspecific names. Of the species names, 18 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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References
Hustedt, F. (1930). Bacillariophyta (Diatomeae) Zweite Auflage. In: Die Süsswasser-Flora Mitteleuropas. Heft 10. (Pascher, A. Eds), pp. [i]-vii, [1]-466. Jena: Verlag von Gustav Fischer.

Lowe, R.L. (2003). Keeled and Canalled Raphid Diatoms. In: Freshwater Algae of North America, Ecology and Classification. (Wehr, J.D. & Sheath, R.G. Eds), pp. 669-684. San Diego: Academic press.

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Created: 11 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 19 October 2015 by M.D. Guiry

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