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Taxonomy Detail

Subphylum Prasinophytina

Prasinophytina Round, 1963: 230.

Source: Ruggiero, M.A., Gordon, D.P., Orrell, T.M., Bailly, N., Bourgoin, T., Brusca, R.C., Cavalier-Smith, T.C., Guiry, M.D. & Kirk, P.M (2014). A higher level classification of all living organisms. Plos One 10(4): e0119248.

Original publication: Round, F.E. (1963). The taxonomy of the Chlorophyta. British Phycological Bulletin 2: 224-235.

Nomenclatural notes:

No Latin description. " In view of these important discoveries [canal system and scales on the body] it appears that the Prasinophyceae must be regarded as a group differing from those in the Chlorophytina (e.g. the Volvocalean series is without reservoir and scales) and the evidence points to the status of a subdivision for this group--the Prasinophytina."

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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 16 July 2019.

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