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Roperia A. Grunow ex J. Pelletan p. 158
Generitype T: Roperia tesselata (F.C.S. Roper 1858) A. Grunow ex Pelletan 1889 (= Eupodiscus tesselatus F.C.S. Roper)
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Comments Type by monotypy. Name introduced by Grunow in H. Van Heurck 1883, pl. 118, fig. 6-7 (ref. 001037), with an illustration of Roperia tesselata (Roper), but invalidly published because a generic description was lacking. Validating description provided by Pelletan 1889.
Published in

Pelletan, J. 1889  (ref. 1001)

Les Diatomées. Histoire naturelle, préparation,classification et description des principales espèces. Part II.

Journal de Micrographie, Vol:1889, i-viii, 1-364, pls. 6-10, fig. 266-463.