Sphaerotilus Kützing, 1833: 386
Holotype species: Sphaerotilus natans Kützing
Original publication and holotype designation:Kützing, F.[T.] (1833). Sphaerotilus natans eine neue Süsswasseralge. Linnaea 8: 385-387, pl. IX.
Taxonomic status: uncertain, requiring further investigation.
Based on a filamentous bacterium. - (5 Aug 2010) - M.D. Guiry
NCBI Nucleotide Sequences
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):
Sphaerotilus natans Kützing C - type
Linking to this page: http://www.algaebase.org/search/genus/detail/?genus_id=51051
Cite this record as:
Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2013. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 08 December 2013.