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Rhaphoneis nitida (W.Gregory) Grunow 1868

Publication details
Rhaphoneis nitida (W.Gregory) Grunow 1868: 99

Published in: Grunow, A. (1868 '1867'). Algae. In: Reise der österreichischen Fregatte Novara um die Erde in den Jahren 1857, 1858, 1859 unter den Befehlen des Commodore B. von Wüllerstorf-Urbair. Botanischer Theil. Erster Band. Sporenpflanzen. (Fenzl, E. et al. Eds), pp. 1-104. Wien [Vienna]: Aus der Kaiserlich Königlichen Hof- und Staatsdruckeri in Commission bei Karl Gerold's Sohn.
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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 of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Basionym
Cocconeis nitida W.Gregory

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), shining.

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Cocconeis nitida W.Gregory 1857

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Rhaphoneis nitida (W.Gregory) Grunow)
Atlantic Islands: Canary Islands (Afonso-Carrillo 2014).

Europe: Adriatic Sea (Vilicic, Marasovic & Miokovic 2002), Britain (Hendey 1974, Hartley 1986, Sims 1996), France (Anon. 2017), Netherlands (Veen & al. 2015), Portugal (Moita & Vilarinho 1999).

North America: Mexico (López-Fuerte & Siqueiros-Beltrones 2016).

Middle East: Egypt (Zalat 2002).

South-west Asia: India (Gupta & Das 2020).

Asia: Korea (Lee, Choi & Lee 1995).

Australia and New Zealand: New Zealand (Harper & al. 2012).

Key references
Sims, P.A. (ed.) (1996). An atlas of British diatoms arranged by B. Hartley based on illustrations by H.G. Barber and J.R. Carter. pp. [2], 1-601, incl. 290 pls. Bristol: Biopress Ltd.

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