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Licmosoma Round & C.G.Alexander, 2002

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

Holotype species: Licmosoma squamosum Round & C.G.Alexander

Original publication and holotype designation: Round, F.E. & Alexander, C.G (2002). Licmosoma - a new diatom genus growing on barnacle cirri. Diatom Research 17(2): 319-326.
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Taxonomic status: currently recognized as a distinct genus.

Numbers of names and species: There is only one species or infraspecific name in the database at present, which has 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
Fourtanier, E. & Kociolek, J.P., (2003). Addendum to 'Catalogue of the Diatom Genera'. Diatom Research 18(2): 245-258.

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