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Zoochlorella K.Brandt, 1881, nom. rejic.

Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Viridiplantae
Infrakingdom Chlorophyta infrakingdom
Phylum Chlorophyta
Subphylum Chlorophytina
Class Trebouxiophyceae
Order Chlorellales
Family Chlorellaceae

Holotype species: Zoochlorella conductrix K.Brandt

Currently accepted name for the type species: Micractinium conductrix (K.Brandt) Pröschold & Darienko

Original publication and holotype designation: Brandt, K. (1881). Ueber das Zusammenleben von Thieren und Algen. Verhandlungen der Physiologischen Gesellschaft zu Berlin 1881-1882: 22-26, 3 figs.
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Taxonomic status: currently regarded as a synonym of Micractinium.

Most recent taxonomic treatment adopted: Pröschold, T., Darienko, T., Silva, P.C., Reisser, W. & Krienitz, L. (2011). The systematics of Zoochlorella revisited employing an integrative approach. Environmental Microbiology 13(2): 350-364.

Nomenclatural notes
Zoochlorella K.Brandt in Verh. Physiol. Ges. Berlin 1881-1882: 24. 1881; in Arch. Anat. Physiol., Physiol. Abt. 1881: 571. 2 Dec 1881. Typus: Z. conductrix K. Brandt ahs been rejected in favour of Chlorella Beij. in Bot. Zeitung (Berlin) 48: 758. 21 Nov 1890. Typus: C. vulgaris Beij. and the type has been referred to Micractinium. - (2 Jun 2010) - M.D. Guiry

Numbers of names and species: There are 3 species names in the database at present, of which 1 has 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..

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