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Proboscia Sundström, 1986

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Chromista
Phylum Bacillariophyta
Subphylum Coscinodiscophytina
Class Coscinodiscophyceae
Order Rhizosoleniales
Family Probosciaceae

Holotype species: Proboscia alata (Brightwell) Sundström

Original publication and holotype designation: Sundström, B.G. (1986). The marine diatom genus Rhizosolenia a new approach to the taxonomy. Doctoral Dissertation. pp. 1-117. Lund: Akademisk avhandling, som för avläggande av filosofie doktorsexamen vid Matematisk-Naturvetnskapliga fakulteten vid Lunds Universitet kommer att offentligen försvaras å Växteklogiska Institutionen.

Taxonomic status: currently recognized as a distinct genus.

Most recent taxonomic treatment adopted: Nikolaev, V.A., Kociolek, J.P., Fourtanier, E., Barron, J.A. & Harwood, D.M. (2001). Late Cretaceous diatoms (Bacillariophyceae) from the Marca Shale member of the Moreno Formation, California. Occasional Papers of the California Academy of Sciences 152: [1]-119, 39 pls.

Numbers of names and species: There are 22 species names in the database at present, as well as 2 infraspecific names. Of the species names, 18 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..

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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References
Scott, F.J. & Thomas, D.P. (2005). Diatoms. In: Antarctic marine protists. (Scott, F.J. & Marchant, H.J. Eds), pp. 13-201. Canberra & Hobart: Australian Biological Resources Study; Australian Antarctic Division.

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