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Geissleria Lange-Bertalot & Metzeltin, 1996

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

Holotype species: Geissleria moseri Metzeltin, Witkowski & Lange-Bertalot

Original publication and holotype designation: Lange-Bertalot, H. & Metzeltin, D. (1996). Indicators of oligotrophy. 800 taxa representative of three ecologically distinct lake types, carbonate buffered-Oligodystrophic-weakly buffered soft water with 2428 figures on 125 plates. Oligotrophie-Indikatoren. 800 Taxa repräsentativ für drei diverse Seen-Typen: Kalkreich - Oligodystroph - Schwach gepuffertes Weichwasser mit 2428 Figuren auf 125 Tafeln. Iconographia Diatomologica 2: [1]-390, 125 pls., 2 tables.
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Taxonomic status: currently recognized as a distinct genus.

Gender: This genus name is currently treated as feminine.

Most recent taxonomic treatment adopted: Kulikovskiy, M., Gusev, E., Andreeva, S. & Annenkova, N. (2014). Phylogenetic position of the diatom genus Geissleria Lange-Bertalot & Metzeltin and description of two new species from Siberian mountain lakes. Phytotaxa 177(5): 249-260, 51 figs.

Nomenclatural notes
Not Geisleria Nitschke (Ascomycota: Strigulaceae) but not considered to be homonyms; see Prud'homme van Reine (2016: 192). - (1 Mar 2017) - M.D. Guiry

Numbers of names and species: There are 84 species names in the database at present, as well as 3 infraspecific names. Of the species names, 48 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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