Verrucularia, 1834: 725
Holotype species: Verrucularia dichotoma Suhr
Original publication and holotype designation:Suhr, J.N. von (1834). Übersicht der Algen, welche von Hrn. Ecklon an der südafrikanischen küste gefunden worden sind. Flora 17: 721-735, 737-743, Figs. 1-21 = Plates I, II.
Taxonomic status: uncertain, requiring further investigation.
According to ING, "This genus was originally assigned to the algae, but is now considered to belong to the Bryozoa. Its name is retained in botanical nomenclature for purposes of homonymy." - (28 Jan 2012) - M.D. Guiry
NCBI Nucleotide Sequences
Numbers of names and species: There is only one species or infraspecific name 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):
Verrucularia dichotoma Suhr C - type
Linking to this page: http://www.algaebase.org/search/genus/detail/?genus_id=46407
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 11 December 2013.