Chthonoblastus Kützing, 1843: 196
Type species: a type species (generitype) appears not to have been designated.
Original publication:Kützing, F.T. (1843). Phycologia generalis oder Anatomie, Physiologie und Systemkunde der Tange... Mit 80 farbig gedruckten Tafeln, gezeichnet und gravirt vom Verfasser. pp. [part 1]: [i]-xxxii, -142, [part 2:] 143-458, 1, err.], pls 1-80. Leipzig: F.A. Brockhaus.
Taxonomic status: currently recognized as a distinct genus.
See INA card re lectotype by Drouet (1968), which is a mechanical lectotypification (first-named species). - (4 Apr 2010) - M.D. Guiry
NCBI Nucleotide Sequences
Numbers of names and species: There are 6 species (and infraspecific) names in the database at present.
Names: ('C' indicates a name that is currently 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):
Chthonoblastus burmanicus Zeller S
Chthonoblastus kurzii Zeller S
Chthonoblastus lyngbyei Kützing C
Chthonoblastus paludosus Kützing S
Chthonoblastus repens (C.Agardh) Kützing S
Chthonoblastus salinus Kützing C
Linking to this page: http://www.algaebase.org/search/genus/detail/?genus_id=43602
Cite this record as:
Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2013. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 18 June 2013.
Algaebase taxon LSID: urn:lsid:algaebase.org:taxname:6808