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Gomphosphenia paradoxa Lange-Bertalot 1995

Publication details
Gomphosphenia paradoxa Lange-Bertalot 1995: 246, pls I-III

Published in: Lange-Bertalot, H. (1995). Gomphosphenia paradoxa nov. spec. et nov. gen. und Vorschlag zur Lösung taxonomischer Probleme infolge eines veränderten Gattungskonzepts von Gomphonema (Bacillariophyceae). Nova Hedwigia 60(1-2): 241-252.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Gomphosphenia is Gomphosphenia lingulatiformis (Lange-Bertalot & E.Reichardt) Lange-Bertalot.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Type information
Type locality: Venezuela: Rio Tec in vicinity of Roraima Tepui (Index Nominum Algarum). Type: J. Schneider; 16.iii.1993; Bot. Inst. Univ. Frankfurt Coll. Lange-Bertalot AM-S268d (Index Nominum Algarum

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), paradoxical.

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

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.

Created: 26 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 06 April 2014 by M.D. Guiry

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References
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Lange-Bertalot, H. (1995). Gomphosphenia paradoxa nov. spec. et nov. gen. und Vorschlag zur Lösung taxonomischer Probleme infolge eines veränderten Gattungskonzepts von Gomphonema (Bacillariophyceae). Nova Hedwigia 60(1-2): 241-252.

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