Solenia C., 1824, nom. illeg.
Type species: a type species (generitype) appears not to have been designated.
Original publication:Agardh, C.A. (1824). Systema algarum. pp. [i]-xxxvii, -312. Lundae [Lund]: Literis Berlingianis [Berling].
Taxonomic status: uncertain, requiring further investigation.
Illegitimate: later homonym of Solenia Persoon ex E.M.Fries 1821, and of Solena Loureiro, 1790. - (22 Feb 2011) - M.D. Guiry
"Six of the nine original species are referable to Enteromorpha Link 1820 (nom. cons.), with which Solenia has always been considered synonymous." (ING, 22 February 2011). - (22 Feb 2011) - M.D. Guiry
Numbers of names and species: There are 14 species names in the database at present, as well as 8 infraspecific names. Of the species names, 3 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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Created: 23 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 22 February 2011 by M.D. Guiry
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