Chondrococcus Kützing, 1847
Type species: a type species (generitype) appears not to have been designated.
Original publication and holotype designation: Kützing, F.T. (1847). Diagnosen und Bemerkungen zu neuen oder kritischen Algen. Botanische Zeitung 5: 1-5, 22-25, 33-38, 52-55, 164-167, 177-180, 193-198, 219-223.
Taxonomic status: uncertain, requiring further investigation.
According to the INA (searched January 2011): "The material upon which the generic description was based was originally referred to Fucus lambertii D. Turner, a species now considered not to be congeneric with the original material. Later, the original material was assigned to Chondrococcus hornemannii (H. C. Lyngbye) F. Schmitz (vide F. Schmitz, Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 21: 140. 1896; P. C. Silva, Univ. Calif. Publ. Bot. 25: 305. 1952)." - (20 Jan 2011) - M.D. Guiry
Numbers of names and species: There are 9 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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Created: 04 March 2001 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 20 January 2011 by M.D. Guiry
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