Scolioneis D.G.Mann, 1990, nom. illeg.
Holotype species: Scolioneis tumida (Brébisson ex Kützing) D.G.Mann
Currently accepted name for the type species: Metascolioneis tumida (Brébisson ex Kützing) Blanco & Wetzel
Original publication and holotype designation: Round, F.E., Crawford, R.M. & Mann, D.G. (1990). The diatoms biology and morphology of the genera. pp. [i-ix], 1-747. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
Gender: This genus name is currently treated as feminine.
Most recent taxonomic treatment adopted: Blanco, S. & Wetzel, C.E. (2016). Replacement names for botanical taxa involving algal genera. Phytotaxa 266(3): 195-205.
Illegitimate: non Scolioneis F.Meister in Bot. Jahr. 55: 154. 1919 (Bacillariophyta, incertae sedis), nec Scolioneis Hérib. in Ann. Biol. Lacustre 10: 96. 1920 (Bacillariophyta, incertae sedis) (Blanco 2016). The family name Scolioneidaceae D.G.Mann is accordingly illegitimate also being based on an illegitimate name. - (18 Nov 2020) - M.D. Guiry
Comments: Round, Crawford & Mann (1990: 128) record this family as being a member of the Suborder Neidiineae.
Numbers of names and species: There are 4 species names in the database at present.
Names: ('C' indicates a name that is accepted taxonomically; 'S' a homotypic or heterotypic synonym; 'U' indicates a name of uncertain taxonomic status, but which has been subjected to some verification nomenclaturally; 'P' indicates a preliminary AlgaeBase entry that has not been subjected to any kind of verification. For more information on a species click on it to activate a link to the Species database):
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Round, F.E., Crawford, R.M. & Mann, D.G. (1990). The diatoms biology and morphology of the genera. pp. [i-ix], 1-747. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
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Created: 23 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 18 November 2020 by M.D. Guiry
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