Acanthococcus, 1883: 61
Type species: a type species (generitype) appears not to have been designated.
Original publication:Lagerheim, G. (1883). Bidrag till Sveriges algflora. Öfversigt af Kongl. Vetenskaps-Akademiens Förhandlingar Arg. 40(1/2): 37-78.
Taxonomic status: currently regarded as a synonym of Glochiococcus.
Illegitimate: priority for Acanthococcus J.D.Hooker & Harvey, 1845 - (27 Jan 2012) - M.D. Guiry
NCBI Nucleotide Sequences
Numbers of names and species: There are 3 species (and infraspecific) names 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):
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..
Linking to this page: http://www.algaebase.org/search/genus/detail/?genus_id=51177
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 08 March 2014.
Algaebase taxon LSID: urn:lsid:algaebase.org:taxname:106642