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Tetrabaena Fromentel, 1874

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

Holotype species: Tetrabaena dujardinii Fromentel

Currently accepted name for the type species: Tetrabaena socialis (Dujardin) H.Nozaki & M.Itoh

Original publication and holotype designation: Fromentel, É. de (1874). Études sur les microzoaires, ou infusoires proprement dits: comprenant de nouvelles recherches sur leur organisation, leur classification et la description des espèces nouvelles ou peu connues / par E. de Fromentel ; planches et notes descriptives des espèces par J. Jobard-Muteau. pp. i-vii, 1-364. Paris: G. Masson, Éditeur.
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Taxonomic status: currently recognized as a distinct genus.

Most recent taxonomic treatment adopted: Nozaki, H. & Ito, M. [as 'Itoh'] (1994). Phylogenetic relationships within the colonial Volvocales (Chlorophyta) inferred from cladistic analysis based on morphological data. Journal of Phycology 30(2): 353-365, 10 figs, 3 tables.

Numbers of names and species: There are 2 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..

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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References
Nozaki, H. & Ito, M. [as 'Itoh'] (1994). Phylogenetic relationships within the colonial Volvocales (Chlorophyta) inferred from cladistic analysis based on morphological data. Journal of Phycology 30(2): 353-365, 10 figs, 3 tables.

Massjuk, N.P. & Lilitska, G.G. (2011). Volvocales. In: Algae of Ukraine: diversity, nomenclature, taxonomy, ecology and geography. Volume 3: Chlorophyta. (Tsarenko, P.M., Wasser, S.P. & Nevo, E. Eds), pp. 218-225. Ruggell: A.R.A. Gantner Verlag K.-G..

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