Drepanotheca H.-J.ex Round, Crawford & Mann, 1990
Lectotype species: Drepanotheca macra H.-J.Schrader ex Round, Crawford & Mann
Original publication:Schrader, H.-J. (1969). Die Pennaten Diatomeen aus dem Obereozän von Oamaru, Neuseeland. Beihefte zur Nova Hedwigia 28: 1-163, pls 1-39.
Type designated in 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.
Taxonomic status: currently recognized as a distinct genus.
Most recent taxonomic treatment adopted: 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.
Drepanotheca Schrader (Fragilariaceae, Fragilarieae); D. macra Schrader, D. bivattata (Grun et Pant.) Schrader; 'typus: praeparatum No. B.M. 77698 Jackson's' [but this does not correspond exactly with either of the two species! (INA). Lectotype designated by Round, Crawford & Mann (1990: 689). - (28 Jun 2017) - Wendy Guiry
This is a genus of fossil species, or a genus with a fossil type species, or a genus the type species of which was originally described as a fossil.
Numbers of names and species: There are 2 species names in the database at present, of which 2 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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Schrader, H.-J. (1969). Die Pennaten Diatomeen aus dem Obereozän von Oamaru, Neuseeland. Beihefte zur Nova Hedwigia 28: 1-163, pls 1-39.
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Created: 02 November 2003 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 28 June 2017 by Wendy Guiry
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Wendy Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 24 January 2020.