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Belonastrum (Lemmermann) F.E. Round & N.I. Maidana  p. 22
Generitype T: Belonastrum berolinensis (Lemmermann) Round & Maidana 2001 (= Synedra berolinensis Lemmermann 1900)
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Comments Genus name based on Synedra section Belonastrum Lemmermann 1900 (ref. 001342). Lemmermann 1900 included two species in his section of Synedra: Synedra actinastroides Lemm. and Synedra berolinensis Lemm., but did not indicate a type. Type designated by Round & Maidana.
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Round, F.E. and Maidana, N.I. 2001  (ref. 9507)

Two problematic freshwater araphid taxa re-classified in new genera.

Diatom. The Japanese Journal of Diatomology, Vol:17, 21-28