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Stephanodiscus niagarae

Mediophyceae - Stephanodiscales - Stephanodiscaceae

Taxonomy
Stephanodiscus niagarae was named by Ehrenberg (1845). It is extant. It is the type species of Stephanodiscus.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1845Stephanodiscus niagarae Ehrenberg p. 80

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RankNameAuthor
Life
Eukarya
Protoctista
phylumBacillariophytaEngler and Gilg 1924
subphylumBacillariophytinaMedlin and Kaczmarska 2004
classMediophyceaeMedlin and Kaczmarska 2004
RankNameAuthor
subclassThalassiosirophycidaeRound and Crawford
orderStephanodiscalesNikolaev and Harwood
familyStephanodiscaceaeMakarova 1986
genusStephanodiscusEhrenberg 1846
speciesniagaraeEhrenberg 1845

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available