Capillaria, 1809, nom. illeg.
Holotype species: Capillaria hudsonii Stackhouse
Currently accepted name for the type species: Gloiosiphonia capillaris (Hudson) Carmichael
Original publication:Stackhouse, J. (1809). Tentamen marino-cryptogamicum, ordinem novum; in genera et species distributum, in Classe XXIVta Linnaei sistens. Mémoires de la Société Imperiale des Naturalistes de Moscou 2: -97.
Type designated in Papenfuss, G.F. (1950). Review of the genera of algae described by Stackhouse. Hydrobiologia 2: 181-208.
Taxonomic status: currently regarded as a synonym of Gloiosiphonia.
Numbers of names and species: There are 8 species names in the database at present.
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Created: 03 April 2010 by M.D. Guiry
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 21 November 2018.