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Fossula G.R.Hasle, E.E.Syvertsen & C.H.Von Quillfeldt, 1996, nom. inval.

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Chromista
Phylum Bacillariophyta
Subphylum Bacillariophytina
Class Bacillariophyceae
Subclass Fragilariophycidae
Order Fragilariales
Family Fragilariaceae

Holotype species: Fossula arctica Hasle, Syvertsen & Quillfeldt

Currently accepted name for the type species: Fossulaphycus arcticus S.Blanco

Original publication and holotype designation: Hasle, G.R., Syvertsen, E.E. & Von Quillfeldt, C.H. (1996). Fossula arctica gen. nov. spec. nov., a marine Arctic araphid diatom. Diatom Research 11(2): 261-272.
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Taxonomic status: currently regarded as a synonym of Fossulaphycus.

Most recent taxonomic treatment adopted: Cox, E.J. (2015). Coscinodiscophyceae, Mediophyceae, Fragilariophyceae, Bacillariophyceae (Diatoms). In: Sylabus of plant families. Adolf Engler's Syllabus der Pflanzenfamilien. 13th Ed. Photoautotrophic eukaryotic algae Glaucocystophyta, Cryptophyta, Dinophyta/Dinozoa, Heterokontophyta/Ochrophyta, Chlorarachniophyta/Cercozoa, Euglenophyta/Euglenozoa, Chlorophyta, Streptophyta p.p. (Frey, W. Eds), pp. 64-103. Stuttgart: Borntraeger Science Publishers.

Nomenclatural notes
See Status at INA. - (7 Jun 2020) - Salvador Valenzuela Miranda

Numbers of names and species: There is only one species or infraspecific name in the database at present.

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
Ferrario, M.E., Cefarelli, A.O., Robison, B. & Verner, M. (2012). Thalassioneis signyensis (Bacillariophyceae) from northwest Weddell Sea icebergs, an emendation of the generic description. Journal of Phycology 48(1): 222-230.

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