Laguncula Fisher, 1881, nom. inval.
Type species: a type species (generitype) appears not to have been designated.
Currently accepted name for the type species: Trachelomonas piscatoris A.C.Stokes
Original publication:Fisher, J.H. (1881). Notes on the structure, development, and position, of an undescribed flagellate infusorian. Proceedings of the American Society of Microscopists. Third Annual Meeting Detroit 2: 44-40.
Taxonomic status: currently regarded as a synonym of Trachelomonas.
Most recent taxonomic treatment adopted: Marin, B., Palm, A., Klingberg, M. & Melkonian, M. (2003). Phylogeny and taxonomic revision of plastid-containing euglenophytes based on SSU rDNA sequence comparisons and synapomorphic signatures in the SSU rRNA secondary structure. Protist 154: 99-145, 7 figs, 9 tables.
Provisionally published by Fisher: "It only remains for me, therefore, provisionally, to christen pretty little foundling, as I now do, in the presence of this august sponsorship, Languncula piscatoris*, or, The Fisher's Little Flask." - (15 Aug 2016) - M.D. Guiry
Numbers of names and species: There are 3 species names in the database at present.
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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Created: 01 January 2004 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 15 August 2016 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 19 August 2019.