Ralfsia O'Meara, 1875, nom. illeg.
Type species: a type species (generitype) appears not to have been designated.
Original publication:O'Meara, E. (1875). Report on the Irish Diatomaceae. Proceedings of the Royal Irish Academy, Series 2 2: 235-425, pls 26-34.
Taxonomic status: uncertain, requiring further investigation.
Illegitmate: priority fro Ralfsia Berkeley, 1843. - (29 Aug 2011) - M.D. Guiry
Numbers of names and species: There is only one species or infraspecific name in the database at present.
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Created: 29 August 2011 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 10 January 2019 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 03 March 2021.