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Orthosira W. Smith 1855, p. 8
Generitype T: Orthosira spinosa W. Smith 1855
Designated by Smith (000864)
Year Designated 1855
Nomenclatural status invalid ?
Recent revisions
Comments Type by monotypy ? Orthographic variant ? Not verified by us; information is from Farr et al. (1979) who state: "It probably was the intention of Smith to describe a new species in Orthoseira Thwaites 1848".
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Smith, W. 1855  (ref. 864)

Notes of an excursion to the south of France and the Auvergne in Search of Diatomaceae.

Annals and Magazine of Natural History, 2nd series,, Vol:15, 1-9, pl. 1.