Type species: a type species (generitype) appears not to have been designated.
Original publication:Ehrenberg, C.G. (1848). Über eigenthümliche auf den Bäumen des Urwaldes in Süd-Amerika zahlreich lebende mikroskopische oft kieselschalige Organismen. Bericht über die zur Bekanntmachung geeigneten Verhandlungen der Königlich-Preussischen Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Berlin 1848: 213-220.
Taxonomic status: uncertain, requiring further investigation.
Two species included in the protologue: S. epidentron and S. hamadrys. - (6 Jun 2018) - M.D. Guiry
Numbers of names and species: There are 7 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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Created: 23 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 06 June 2018 by M.D. Guiry
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