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Conticribra Stachura-Suchoples & D.M.Williams, 2009

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Chromista
Phylum Bacillariophyta
Subphylum Bacillariophytina
Class Mediophyceae
Subclass Thalassiosirophycidae
Order Thalassiosirales
Family Thalassiosiraceae

Holotype species: Conticribra tricircularis Stachura-Suchoples & D.M.Williams

Currently accepted name for the type species: Spicaticribra tricircularis (Stachura-Suchoples & D.M.Williams) Kociolek & Khursevich

Original publication and holotype designation: Stachura-Suchoples K. & Williams, D.M. (2009). Description of Conticribra tricircularis, a new genus and species of Thalassiosirales, with a discussion on its relationship to other continuous cribra species of Thalassiosira Cleve (Bacillariophyta) and its freshwater origin. European Journal of Phycology 44(4): 477-486.

Taxonomic status: currently regarded as a synonym of Spicaticribra.

Most recent taxonomic treatment adopted: Khursevich, G. & Kociolek, J.P. (2012). A preliminary, worldwide inventory of the extinct, freshwater fossil diatoms from the orders Thalassiosirales, Stephanodiscales, Paraliales, Aulacoseirales, Melosirales, Coscinodiscales, and Biddulphiales. Nova Hedwigia Beiheft 141: 315-364, no figs.

Habitat notes
Miocene-Recent; Freshwater-brackish water (Stachura-Suchoples & Williams 2009). - (5 Mar 2010) - Wendy Guiry

Numbers of names and species: There are 5 species names in the database at present, of which 3 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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