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Helminthiopsis J.Agardh, 1899

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Rhodymeniophycidae
Order Acrosymphytales
Family Acrosymphytaceae

Holotype species: Helminthiopsis purpurifera (J.Agardh) Papenfuss

Currently accepted name for the type species: Acrosymphyton purpuriferum (J.Agardh) Sjöstedt

Original publication and holotype designation: Agardh, J.G. (1899). Analecta algologica, Continuatio V. Lunds Universitets Års-Skrift, Andra Afdelningen, Kongl. Fysiografiska Sällskapets i Lund Handlingar 35(4): 1-160, 3 pls.
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Taxonomic status: currently regarded as a synonym of Acrosymphyton.

Most recent taxonomic treatment adopted: Wynne, M.J. & Schneider, C.W. (2010). Addendum to the synoptic review of red algal genera. Botanica Marina 53: 291-299.

Numbers of names and species: There are 3 species names in the database at present.

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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