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Heterotetracystis E.R.Cox & T.R.Deason, 1968

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Viridiplantae
Infrakingdom Chlorophyta infrakingdom
Phylum Chlorophyta
Subphylum Chlorophytina
Class Chlorophyceae
Order Chlorophyceae incertae sedis
Family Tetracystaceae

Holotype species: Heterotetracystis akinetos Ed.R.Cox & T.R.Deason

Original publication and holotype designation: Cox, E.R & Deason, T.R. (1968). Axilosphaera and Heterotetracystis, new chlorosphaeracean genera from Tennessee soil. Journal of Phycology 4: 240-249, 29 figs.

Taxonomic status: currently recognized as a distinct genus.

Numbers of names and species: There are 3 species names in the database at present, of which 2 have been flagged as accepted taxonomically on the basis of the listed literature under the species name. In some instances, opinions on taxonomic validity differ from author to author and users are encouraged to form their own opinion. AlgaeBase is a work in progress and should not be regarded as a definitive source only as a guide to the literature..

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