Cercaria O.F.Müller, 1773
Type species: a type species (generitype) appears not to have been designated.
Original publication and holotype designation: Müller, O.F. (1773). Vermium terrestrium et fluviatilium, seu animalium infusoriorum, helminthicorum et testaceorum, non marinorum, succincta historia. Vol. 1 pp. [1-33], 1-135. Havniae & Lipsiae: Apud Heineck et Faber, typis M. Hallager.
Taxonomic status: uncertain, requiring further investigation.
Most recent taxonomic treatment adopted: Dodge, J.D. (1982). Marine dinoflagellates of the British Isles. pp. 1-303, 35 figs, pls I-VIII. London: Her Majesty's Stationery Office.
Valid name in Botany? Nothing in ING; card in INA with no family or type. Eight species. This name is used in zoology (e.g., Rotifera, Digenea). - (29 Apr 2013) - M.D. Guiry
Numbers of names and species: There are 20 species names in the database at present, of which 1 has 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: 04 September 2002 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 29 April 2013 by M.D. Guiry
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