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Coccomyxa Schmidle, 1901

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Viridiplantae
Infrakingdom Chlorophyta infrakingdom
Phylum Chlorophyta
Subphylum Chlorophytina
Class Trebouxiophyceae
Order Trebouxiophyceae ordo incertae sedis
Family Coccomyxaceae

Holotype species: Coccomyxa dispar Schmidle

Original publication and holotype designation: Schmidle, W. (1901). Über drei Algengenera. Berichte der deutschen botanischen Gessellschaft 19: 10-24.
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Taxonomic status: currently recognized as a distinct genus.

Most recent taxonomic treatment adopted: Tsarenko, P.M. (2011). Trebouxiophyceae. In: Algae of Ukraine: diversity, nomenclature, taxonomy, ecology and geography. Volume 3: Chlorophyta. (Tsarenko, P.M., Wasser, S.P. & Nevo, E. Eds), pp. 61-108. Ruggell: A.R.A. Gantner Verlag K.-G..

Taxonomic notes
Caisová et al. (2011: fig. 1) place Coccomyxa dispar (type sp.) in the Trebouxiophyceae. John & Tsarenko (2002; 339) place this genus in the Chlorococcalses. - (15 Apr 2011) - Wendy Guiry

Numbers of names and species: There are 49 species names in the database at present, as well as 4 infraspecific names. Of the species names, 32 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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References
Caisová, L., Marin, B., Sausen, N., Proschold, T. & Melkonian, M. (2011). Polyphyly of Chaetophora and Stigeoclonium within the Chaetophorales (Chlorophyceae), revealed by sequence comparisons of nuclear-encoded SSU rRNA genes. Journal of Phycology 47(1): 164-177.

John, D.M. & Tsarenko, P.M. (2002). Order Chlorococcales. In: The Freshwater Algal Flora of the British Isles. An identification guide to freshwater and terrestrial algae. (John, D.M., Whitton, B.A. & Brook, A.J. Eds), pp. 327-409. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Trémouillaux-Guiller, J., Rohr, T., Rohr, R. & Huss, V.A.R. (2002). Discovery of an endophytic alga in Ginkgo biloba. American Journal of Botany 89: 727-733.

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