Pleurosigma W.Smith, 1852, nom. et typ. cons.

Holotype species: Pleurosigma angulatum (J.T.Quekett) W.Smith

Original publication and holotype designation: Smith, W. (1852). Notes on the Diatomaceae with descriptions of British species included in the genus Pleurosigma. Annals and Magazine of Natural History, Series 2 9: 1-12, 2 pls.

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The most recent alteration to this page was made on 2016-02-16 by M.D. Guiry.

Taxonomic status: This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Gender: This genus name is currently treated as neuter.

Most recent taxonomic treatment adopted: Cox, E.J. (2015). Coscinodiscophyceae, Mediophyceae, Fragilariophyceae, Bacillariophyceae (Diatoms). In: Sylabus of plant families. Adolf Engler's Syllabus der Pflanzenfamilien. 13th Ed. Photoautotrophic eukaryotic algae Glaucocystophyta, Cryptophyta, Dinophyta/Dinozoa, Heterokontophyta/Ochrophyta, Chlorarachniophyta/Cercozoa, Euglenophyta/Euglenozoa, Chlorophyta, Streptophyta p.p. (Frey, W. Eds), pp. 64-103. Stuttgart: Borntraeger Science Publishers.

Comments: Round, Crawford & Mann (1990: 128) record this family as being a member of the Suborder Naviculineae. Scott & Thomas (2005: 158) record this genus as being a member of the Family Naviculaceae.

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