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Rhaphoneis rhombus (Ehrenberg) Ehrenberg 1844

Publication details
Rhaphoneis rhombus (Ehrenberg) Ehrenberg 1844: 87

Published in: Ehrenberg, C.G. (1844). Mittheilung über 2 neue Lager von Gebirgsmassen aus Infusorien als Meeres-Absatz in Nord-Amerika und eine Vergleichung derselben mit den organischen Kreide-Gebilden in Europa und Afrik. Bericht über die zur Bekanntmachung Geeigneten Verhandlungen der Königl. Preuss. Akademie Der Wissenschaften zu Berlin 1844: 57-97.

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 rhombus Ehrenberg

Type information
Lectotype locality: "Ad ostium Albis maritima" [North Sea, mouth of river Elbe in Cuxhaven, Germany]. (Jahn & Kusber 2004: 586). Notes: Lectotype (designated by Jahn & Kusber 2004: 586): "Specimen in yellow ring on preparation No. 540043-4 in BHUPM specimen in red ring (Fig. 50)."

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Cocconeis rhombus Ehrenberg 1840

Taxonomic notes
Jahn & Kusber (2004: 585) comment: "Comment: Ehrenberg differentiated Rhaphoneis rhombus from R. amphiceros; whether these two species are distinct from one another remains an unanswered question." - (27 Jan 2017) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

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