Holotype species: Naccaria wiggii (Turner) Endlicher ex J.Agardh
Original publication and holotype designation: Endlicher, S.[L.] (1836). Genera plantarum secundum ordines naturales disposita. pp. [i]-lx, [1-]-160. Vindobonae [Vienna]: apud Fr Beck Universitatis Bibliopolam.
Taxonomic status: currently recognized as a distinct genus.
Gender: This genus name is currently treated as feminine.
Most recent taxonomic treatment adopted: Kylin, H. (1956). Die Gattungen der Rhodophyceen. pp. i-xv, 1-673, 458 figs. Lund: C.W.K. Gleerups.
Substitute name for Chaetospora C.Agardh 1824, non R. Brown 1810. - (5 Oct 2010) - M.D. Guiry
Numbers of names and species: There are 8 species names in the database at present, as well as 2 infraspecific names. Of the species names, 5 have been flagged as accepted taxonomically on the basis of the listed literature under the species name. In some instances, opinions on taxonomic validity differ from author to author and users are encouraged to form their own opinion. AlgaeBase is a work in progress and should not be regarded as a definitive source only as a guide to the literature..
Names: ('C' indicates a name that is accepted taxonomically; 'S' a homotypic or heterotypic synonym; 'U' indicates a name of uncertain taxonomic status, but which has been subjected to some verification nomenclaturally; 'P' indicates a preliminary AlgaeBase entry that has not been subjected to any kind of verification. For more information on a species click on it to activate a link to the Species database):
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Created: 28 December 2000 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 01 February 2017 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 24 January 2019.