Leptospironympha Cleveland, Hall, Sanders & Collier, 1934: 285, 288
Holotype species: Leptospironympha eupora Cleveland, Hall, Sanders & Collier
Original publication and holotype designation:Cleveland, L.R., Hall, S.R., Sanders, E.P. & Collier, J. (1934). The wood-feeding roach Cryptocercus, its protozoa and the symbiosis between protozoa and roach. Memoirs of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, Series 2 17: i-x + 185-342.
Taxonomic status: uncertain, requiring further investigation.
NCBI Nucleotide Sequences
Numbers of names and species: There are 8 species (and infraspecific) names in the database at present, of which 1 has been flagged as currently accepted taxonomically.
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):
Leptospironympha acuta Cleveland & Day C
Leptospironympha ampla Cleveland & Day P
Leptospironympha eupora Cleveland, Hall, Sanders & Collier P - type
Leptospironympha gigantea Cleveland & Day P
Leptospironympha minor Cleveland & Day P
Leptospironympha numida Cleveland & Day P
Leptospironympha obtusa (Sutherland) Cleveland & Day P
Leptospironympha rudis Cleveland, Hall, Sanders & Collier P
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Cite this record as:
M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2014. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 07 March 2014.
Algaebase taxon LSID: urn:lsid:algaebase.org:taxname:107260