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Planktococcomyxa I.Kostikov, T.Darienko, A.Lukesová & L.Hoffmann, 2002

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Viridiplantae
Infrakingdom Chlorophyta infrakingdom
Phylum Chlorophyta
Subphylum Chlorophytina
Class Chlorophyceae
Order Sphaeropleales
Family Selenastraceae

Holotype species: Planktococcomyxa lacustris (Chodat) I.Kostikov, T.Darienko, A.Lukesová, & L.Hoffmann

Original publication and holotype designation: Kostikov, I., Darienko, T., Lukesová, A. & Hoffmann, L. (2002). Revision of the classification system of Radiococcaceae Fott ex Komárek (except the subfamily Dictyochlorelloideae) (Chlorophyta). Archiv für Hydrobiologie Supplementt 142: 23-58.

Taxonomic status: currently recognized as a distinct genus.

Most recent taxonomic treatment adopted: Tsarenko, P.M. (2011). Sphaeropleales. In: Algae of Ukraine: diversity, nomenclature, taxonomy, ecology and geography. Volume 3: Chlorophyta. (Tsarenko, P.M., Wasser, S.P. & Nevo, E. Eds), pp. 280-355. Ruggell: A.R.A. Gantner Verlag K.-G..

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