Homoeocladia C.Agardh, 1827, nom. rejic.
Holotype species: Homoeocladia martiana C.Agardh
Original publication and holotype designation: Agardh, C.A. (1827). Aufzählung einiger in den östreichischen Ländern gefundenen neuen Gattungen und Arten von Algen, nebst ihrer Diagnostik und beigefügten Bemerkungen. Flora oder Botanische Zeitung, Regensburg 10(no. 40 of the second volume): 625-640.
Description: Bilaterally symmetrical valves with central keel subtended by fibulae, longitudinal valve depressions on each side of the keel and conopea extending from wall of keel canal over depressions to form conopeal canals open at the apices.
Information contributed by: Lobban & Ashworth (2022). The most recent alteration to this page was made on 2022-12-08 by M.D. Guiry.
Taxonomic status: This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Gender: This genus name is currently treated as feminine.
Most recent taxonomic treatment adopted: Lobban, C.S. & Ashworth, M.P. (2022). Homoeocladia C.Agardh reinstated for bilaterally symmetrical conopeate Nitzschia species (Bacillariaceae, Bacillariophyta). Notulae Algarum 267: 1-9, 2 figs.
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Descriptions of chrysophyte genera were subsequently published in J. Kristiansen & H.R. Preisig (eds.). 2001. Encyclopedia of Chrysophyte Genera. Bibliotheca Phycologica 110: 1-260.
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 08 December 2022. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 26 September 2023