Taxonomic status: currently recognized as a distinct genus.
NCBI Nucleotide Sequences
Numbers of names and species: There are 10 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):
Orthopithonella aequilamellata H.Willems C
Orthopithonella antarctica (F.Rügl) H.Willems P
Orthopithonella aspera D.K.Fütterer C
Orthopithonella congruens D.K.Fütterer C
Orthopithonella cookii (H.M.Bolli) H.Willems P
Orthopithonella flora D.K.Fütterer C
Orthopithonella krasheninnikovii (H.M.Bolli) H.Willems P
Orthopithonella minuta D.K.Fütterer C
Orthopithonella veeversii (H.M.Bolli) H.Willems P
Orthopithonella williambensonii (H.M.Bolli) H.Willems P
Linking to this page: http://www.algaebase.org/search/genus/detail/?genus_id=45922
Cite this record as:
Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2013. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 19 June 2013.