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Comasiella E.Hegewald, M.Wolf, A.Keller, Friedl & Krienitz, 2010

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

Holotype species: Comasiella arcuata (Lemmermann) E.Hegewald, M.Wolf, Al.Keller, Friedl & Krienitz

Original publication and holotype designation: Hegewald, E., Wolf, M., Keller, A. Friedl, T. & Krienitz, L. (2010). ITS2 sequence-structure phylogeny in the Scenedesmaceae with special reference to Coelastrum (Chlorophyta, Chlorophyceae), including the new genera Comasiella and Pectinodesmus. Phycologia 49(4): 325-335.
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Taxonomic status: currently recognized as a distinct genus.

Nomenclatural notes
"Named to honour the phycologist A.G. Comas from Cuba, who studied intensively the Scenedesmaceae. - (17 Oct 2011) - M.D. Guiry

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