Marssoniella E.Lemmermann, 1900: 275
Holotype species: Marssoniella elegans Lemmermann
Taxonomic status: uncertain, requiring further investigation.
According to ING "Although some species described in this genus are algae, the type has been shown to be spores of a microsporidian, Gurleya marssoniella Vávra, by Komárek et Vávra (Arch. Protistenk. 111: 13. 1968). The generic name is retained in botanical nomenclature for purposes of homonymy." - (30 Jan 2012) - M.D. Guiry
NCBI Nucleotide Sequences
Numbers of names and species: There are 4 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):
Linking to this page: http://www.algaebase.org/search/genus/detail/?genus_id=44127
Cite this record as:
M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2013. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 13 December 2013.
Algaebase taxon LSID: urn:lsid:algaebase.org:taxname:107038