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Stauropsis Meunier, 1907, nom. illeg.

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Chromista
Phylum Bacillariophyta
Subphylum Bacillariophytina
Class Bacillariophyceae
Subclass Bacillariophycidae
Order Naviculales
Suborder Naviculineae
Family Plagiotropidaceae

Type species: a type species (generitype) appears not to have been designated.

Currently accepted name for the type species: Meuniera membranacea (Cleve) P.C.Silva

Original publication:Meunier, A. (1910). Microplancton des Mers de Barents et de Kara. Duc d'Orleans Campagne Arctique de 1907. pp. 1-355, pls I-XXXVII [Atlas]. Bruxelles: Imprimerie Scientifique Charles Bulens, Éditeur.
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Taxonomic status: currently regarded as a synonym of Meuniera.

Most recent taxonomic treatment adopted: Round, F.E., Crawford, R.M. & Mann, D.G. (1990). The diatoms biology and morphology of the genera. pp. [i-ix], 1-747. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Nomenclatural notes
Illegitimate: later homonym of Stauropsis H.G.Reichenbach 1860. Replaced with Meuniera P.C.Silva, 1996. - (19 Mar 2011) - M.D. Guiry

Comments: Round, Crawford & Mann (1990: 128) record this family as being a member of the Suborder Naviculineae.

Numbers of names and species: There are 7 species names in the database at present, of which 2 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..

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References
Round, F.E., Crawford, R.M. & Mann, D.G. (1990). The diatoms biology and morphology of the genera. pp. [i-ix], 1-747. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

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Created: 23 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 21 October 2011 by M.D. Guiry

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