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Characiosiphon Iyengar, 1936

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Viridiplantae
Infrakingdom Chlorophyta infrakingdom
Phylum Chlorophyta
Subphylum Chlorophytina
Class Chlorophyceae
Order Chlamydomonadales
Family Characiosiphonaceae

Holotype species: Characiosiphon rivularis M.O.P.Iyengar

Original publication and holotype designation: Iyengar, M.O.P. (1936). Characiosiphon, a new member of the Clorophyceae. Preliminary note. Journal of the Indian Botanical Society 15: 313-318.

Taxonomic status: currently recognized as a distinct genus.

Gender: This genus name is currently treated as masculine.

Most recent taxonomic treatment adopted: Bourrelly, P. (1990). Les algues d'eau douce. Initiation à la systématique. Tome I: Les Algues vertes. pp. 1-572. Paris: Société Nouvelle des Éditions Boubée.

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