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Rhaphoneis superba (C.Janisch) Grunow 1862

Publication details
Rhaphoneis superba (C.Janisch) Grunow 1862: 68

Published in: Grunow, A. (1862). Die österreichischen Diatomaceen nebst Anschluss einiger neuen Arten von andern Lokalitäten und einer kritischen Uebersicht der bisher bekannten Gattungen und Arten. Verhandlungen der kaiserlich-königlichen zoologisch-botanischen Gesellschaft in Wien 12: 315-472 [Abt 1], 545-588 [Abt. 2], 7 pls.
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Rhaphoneis is Rhaphoneis amphiceros (Ehrenberg) Ehrenberg.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Neodetonia superba (C.Janisch) S.Blanco

Basionym
Cocconeis superba C.Janisch

Type information
Type locality: Anagamos guano (Bolivian coast); Peru guano (Index Nominum Algarum).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), superb.

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a terrestrial species.

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Source of current name
Blanco, S. (2011). Neodetonia nom. nov., a replacement name for Detonia Frenguelli (Bacillariophyceae). Phycologia 50(3): 327.

Key references
Giffen, M.H. (1967). Contributions to the diatom flora of South Africa III. Diatoms of the marine littoral regions at Kidd's Beach near east London, Cape Province, South Africa. Nova Hedwigia 13(1/2): 245-292, pls 59-63.

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