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Codosiga H.J.Clark, 1866

Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Protozoa
Phylum Choanozoa
Subphylum Choanofila
Class Choanoflagellatea
Order Craspedida
Family Codonosigaceae

Holotype species: Codosiga pulcherrima H.J.Clark

Original publication and holotype designation: Clark, H.J. (1866). On the structure and habits of Anthophysa Mülleri Bory, one of the sedentary monadiform Protozoa. American Journal of Science and Arts, Second Series 42: 223-230.

Taxonomic status: currently recognized as a distinct genus.

Most recent taxonomic treatment adopted: Bourrelly, P. (1957). Recherches sur les Chrysophycées. Morphologie, phylogénie, systématique. Revue Algologique: Mémoire Hors-Série 1: [1]-412.

Nomenclatural notes
Bourrelly (1957: 323) lists Codosiga botrytis (Ehrbg.) St. as the "espèce type". However, only one species was originally included by Kent, Codosiga pulcherrima J., which is automatically the type. - (24 Aug 2016) - M.D. Guiry

Numbers of names and species: There are 19 species names in the database at present, of which 17 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..

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Created: 11 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 24 August 2016 by M.D. Guiry

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