Diprora S.P.Main, 2003
Holotype species: Diprora haenaensis S.P.Main
Original publication:Main, S.P. (2003). Diprora haenaensis gen. et sp. nov., a filamentous, pseudoaerial, araphid diatom from Kaua'i (Hawaiian Islands. Diatom Research 18(2): 259-272.
Taxonomic status: currently recognized as a distinct genus.
Shown to be most closely allied with taxa referred currently to the Sellaphoraceae, including Sellaphora, Fallacia (Kociolek et al., 2013). - (12 Mar 2014) - Wendy Guiry
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Kociolek, J.P., Stepanek, J.G., Lowe, R.L., Johansen, J.R. & Sherwood, A.R. (2013). Molecular data show the enigmatic cave-dwelling diatom Diprora(Bacillariophyceae) to be a raphid diatom. European Journal of Phycology 48(4): 474-484.
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Created: 29 August 2004 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 12 March 2014 by Wendy Guiry
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