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Tetracystis R.M.Brown, Jr & Bold, 1964

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Viridiplantae
Infrakingdom Chlorophyta infrakingdom
Phylum Chlorophyta
Subphylum Chlorophytina
Class Chlorophyceae
Order Chlamydomonadales
Family Chlorococcaceae

Holotype species: Tetracystis aeria R.M.Brown & Bold

Currently accepted name for the type species: Chlorococcum aerium (R.M.Brown & Bold) Wanatabe & Lewis

Original publication and holotype designation: Brown, R.M., Jr., & Bold, H.C. (1964). Comparative studies of the algal genera Tetracystis and Chlorococcum. University of Texas Publication No. 6417: 1-213.

Taxonomic status: currently regarded as a synonym of Chlorococcum.

Most recent taxonomic treatment adopted: Watanabe, S. & Lewis, L.A. (2017). Phylogenetic interpretation of light and electron microscopic features of selected members of the phylogroup Moewusinia (Chlorophyceae), with new generic taxonomy. Phycologia 56(3): 329-353, 77 fig., 2 tables.

Numbers of names and species: There are 23 species names in the database at present, of which 15 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
Tsarenko, P.M. (2011). Chlorococcales. In: Algae of Ukraine: diversity, nomenclature, taxonomy, ecology and geography. Volume 3: Chlorophyta. (Tsarenko, P.M., Wasser, S.P. & Nevo, E. Eds), pp. 232-264. Ruggell: A.R.A. Gantner Verlag K.-G..

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