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|Cymatopleura W. Smith Jan 1851, pg. 12|
|Generitype||T: Cymatopleura solea (Brebisson in Brebisson & Godey 1838) W. Smith 1851 (= Cymbella solea Breb.) [= C. librile (ehrenberg) Pant. (Navicula librile Ehrenberg)]|
|Designated by||ICBN 1956 (ref. 6916), p. 200|
|Nomenclatural status||nom. cons.|
|Comments||Name conserved against Sphictocystis Hassall, nom. rej., Taxonomic synonym (or is it a nomenclatural synonym ?) (see ICBN 1956, p. 200, ref. 006916). Three species are presented in Smith's paper: Cymatopleura solea, C. elliptica, C. hibernica, and no type is designated. Pre-conservation lectotypification with C. solea in Boyer 1927, p. 532 (ref. 000946). W. Smith, p. 12 gives as synonyms of Cymatopleura solea Smith, Navicula librilis Ehr., Surirella solea (Kütz. 1844, p. 60, ref. 000595), Sphinctocystis librilis (Hassal 1845, p. 436, ref. 000469). Cymatopleura W. Sm. is also described in W. Smith 1853 (ref. 000863), p. 36, and in W. Smith 1852 (ref. 000862).|
Smith, W. 1851 (ref. 1528)
Notes on the Diatomaceae, with descriptions of British Species included in the genera Campylodiscus, Surirella and Cymatopleura.
Annals and Magazine of Natural History, 2nd series,, Vol:7, 1-14, pls. 1-3.