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Diploneis interrupta var. caffra M.H.Giffen 1970

Publication details
Diploneis interrupta var. caffra M.H.Giffen 1970: 273, pl. 2: figs. 29, 30

Published in: Giffen, M.H. (1970). Contribution to the diatom flora of South Africa, IV. The marine littoral diatoms of the estuary of the Kowie River, Port- Alfred, Cape Province. Beihefte zur Nova Hedwigia 31: 259-312.

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Diploneis is Diploneis didymus (Ehrenberg) Ehrenberg.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Diploneis caffra (M.H.Giffen) Witkowski, Lange-Bertalot & Metzeltin

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), interrupted, not continued (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Source of current name
Witkowski, A., Lange-Bertalot, H. & Metzeltin, D. (2000). Diatom flora of marine coasts I. Iconographia Diatomologica 7: 1-925, 219 pls with 4504 figs.

Key references
Cheng Zhaodi & Gao Yahui [Cheng, Z. & Gao, Y.] (2013). Flora algarum marinarum sinicarum. Tomus V. Bacillariophyta No. III. Pennatae II. Naviculales Naviculaceae Cymbellaceae Auriculaceae Gomphonemataceae. pp. [i]-xxvii, 1-183, 80 pls. Beijing: Science Press.

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