Pseudopithonella Versteegh, 1993, nom. illeg.
Holotype species: Pseudopithonella striatula Versteegh
Taxonomic status: uncertain, requiring further investigation.
Most recent taxonomic treatment adopted: Elbrächter, M., Gottschling, M., Hildebrand-Habel, T., Keupp, H., Kohring, R., Lewis, J., Meier, K.J.S., Montresor, M., Streng, M., Versteegh, G.J.M., Willems, H. & Zonneveld, K. (2008). Establishing an agenda for calcareous dinoflagellate research (Thoracosphaeraceae, Dinophyceae) including a nomenclatural synopsis of generic names. Taxon 57(4): 1289-1303.
"Trejo (1983) validly published Pseudopithonella Trejo under the ICZN, but we do not consider this fossil as belonging to any group of organisms governed by the ICBN (e.g., the Thoracosphaeraceae or even the Dinophyceae)." (Elbrächter et al. 2008: 1301). - (16 Jul 2015) - M.D. Guiry
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 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):
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Created: 16 July 2015 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 20 July 2015 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 21 January 2019.