Ophiothrix Corda, 1835
Holotype species: Ophiothrix sphaerocephalus Corda
Original publication and holotype designation:Corda, A.J.C. (1835). Observations sur les animalcules microscopiques, qu'on trouve auprès des eaux thermales de Carlsbad. Almanach de Carlsbad 5: 166-211, pls I-VI.
Taxonomic status: uncertain, requiring further investigation.
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):
Ophiothrix sphaerocephalus Corda C - type
Linking to this page: http://www.algaebase.org/search/genus/detail/?genus_id=50107
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 19 June 2013.