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Ctenophora (A. Grunow) D.M. Williams & F.E. Round Nov. 1986, p. 330
Generitype T: Ctenophora pulchella (Ralfs ex Kützing) Williams & Round 1986) (= Synedra pulchella Ralfs ex Kützing (1844)
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Comments Name first validly published as a subgenus (Gruppe) of Synedra (see Grunow 1862, p. 385, ref. 000428) (p. 71 of reprint ). Williams and Round 1986 give a new status to the name Ctenophora, elevating it to the rank of genus. Type is given as C. pulchella (Ralfs ex Kützing) Williams & Round, in accordance with Frenguelli (1929) (ref. 000345) who typified Synedra subgenus Ctenophora Grunow with S. pulchella .
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Williams, D.M. and Round, F.E. 1986  (ref. 3154)

Revision of the genus Synedra Ehrenb.

Diatom Research, Vol:1[2], 313-339