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Odontella rhombus (Ehrenberg) Kützing 1849, p. 136
BasionymZygoceros rhombus Ehrenberg 1840
Published inKützing, F.T. 1849 [ref. 000596]. Species Algarum. Lipsiae. F.A. Brockhaus. 922 pp.
TypeLectotype designated by Sar et al. 2007 (ref. 012974), p. 344: preparation no. 231208-e in BHUPM (Fig. 4 of Sar et al. showing the valve marked by Ehrenberg)Click here to view INA card. Click here to check this name in the INA website.
Type Localitydiatomite from Petersburg, Virginia, U.S.A.Language of description
CollectorAssessment of record accuracylikely accurate
List of nomenclatural synonymsBiddulphia rhombus (Ehrenberg) W. Smith in Roper 1854
Zygoceros rhombus Ehrenberg 1840
Odontella rhomboides R. Jahn & W. Kusber 2004