Cymatopleura solea (Brébisson) W.Smith 1851

Surirella librile (Ehrenberg) Ehrenberg

Current name: Surirella librile (Ehrenberg) Ehrenberg
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Publication Details
Cymatopleura solea (Brébisson) W.Smith 1851: 12, pl. 3: fig. 9

Published in: Smith, W. (1851). Notes on the Diatomaceae, with descriptions of British species included in the genera Campylodiscus, Surirella and Cymatopleura. Annals and Magazine of Natural History, series 2 7: 1-14, pls I-III.

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Type Species
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Cymatopleura.

Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Surirella librile (Ehrenberg) Ehrenberg.

Cymbella solea Brébisson

Type Information
Type locality: France: Normandy: St. Philbert: River Orne; (Index Nominum Algarum)

General Environment
This is a freshwater species.

Created: 11 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 28 March 2023

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 28 March 2023. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 06 December 2023

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