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Pirula J.W.Snow, 1912

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Chromista
Phylum Ochrophyta
Class Xanthophyceae
Order Tribonematales
Family Heteropediaceae

Holotype species: Pirula gemmata J.W.Snow

Currently accepted name for the type species: Heterococcus gemmatus (J.W.Snow) Bourrelly

Original publication and holotype designation: Snow, J.W. (1912). Two epiphytic algae: a correction. Botanical Gazette 53: 347 only.
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Taxonomic status: currently regarded as a synonym of Heterococcus.

Most recent taxonomic treatment adopted: Pascher, A. (1939). Heterokonten. In: Kryptogamen-Flora von Deutschland, Österreich und der Schweiz. (Rabenhorst, L. Eds) Vol. 11 Teil 6, pp. 833-1092, [iii-x]. Leipzig: Akademische Verlagsgesellschaft.

Numbers of names and species: There are 2 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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References
Snow, J.W. (1911). Two epiphytic algae. Botanical Gazette 51: 360-368.

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