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Taxonomy Detail

Family Radiococcaceae

Radiococcaceae Fott ex P.C.Silva, 1980: 39.

Source: Komárek, J. & Fott, B. (1983). Chlorophyceae (Grünalgen) Ordnung: Chlorococcales. Das Phytoplankton des Süsswassers. In: Das Phytoplankton des Süsswassers (Die Binnengewässer) XVI. (Huber-Pestalozzi, G. Eds), pp. [1]-x, [1]-1044. Stuttgart: E. Schweizerbart'sche Verlangbuchhandlung (Nägele u. Obermiller).

Original publication: Silva, P.C. (1980). Names of classes and families of living algae: with special reference to their use in the Index Nominum Genericorum (Plantarum). Regnum Vegetabile 103: 1-156.

Nomenclatural notes:

Radiococcaceae Fott ex Komárek (1979: 246) included Myurococcus the type of the Myurococcaceae Wille and was thus incorrect but not superfluous.

INA lists Radiococcaceae Fott ex Komárek (1979) as "superfluous? No, merely incorrect!" but does not explain why.

Key References
Kostikov, I., Darienko, T., Lukesová, A. & Hoffmann, L. (2002). Revision of the classification system of Radiococcaceae Fott ex Komárek (except the subfamily Dictyochlorelloideae) (Chlorophyta). Archiv für Hydrobiologie Supplementt 142: 23-58.

(Please note: only references with the binomials in the title are included. The information is from the Literature database.)

Gärtner, G. & Ernet, D. (1993). Über ein Massenvorkommen der Grünalge Coccomyxa confluens (KÜTZ.) FOTT (Ordnung Chlorellales, Fam. Radiococcaceae) in Wutschdorf bei St. Ulrich am Waasen, Steiermark (Österreich). Mitt Abt Bot Landesmus. Joanneum Graz 21/22: 33-40.

Wolf, M., Hepperle, D. & Krienitz, L. (2003). On the phylogeny of Radiococcus, Planktosphaeria and Schizochlamydella (Radiococcaceae, Chlorophyta). Biologia, Bratislava 58(4): 759-765, 3 figs.

Zhang, Q., Zheng, L., Li, T., Liu, G. & Song, L. (2018). Morphology and phylogeny of three planktonic Radiococcaceae sensu lato species (Sphaeropleales, Chlorophyceae) from China, including the description of a new species Planktosphaeria hubeiensis sp. nov. Fottea 18(2): 243-255, 5 fig., 2 tables.

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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 22 May 2019.

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