Holotype species: Lucernaria pellucida Roussel
Currently accepted name for the type species: Zygnema stellinum (O.F.Müller) C.Agardh
Original publication and holotype designation: Roussel, H.F.A. (1806). Flore du Calvados et terreins adjacents, composée suivant la méthode de Jussieu, comparée avec de celle de Tournefort et de Linné. IIe Edition, dans lequelle les cryptogames sont distribuées par séries, où l'on a rénui quelques genres nouveaux. pp. 6-340, . A Caen: De l'imprimerie de F. Poisson, rue Froide-Rue.
Taxonomic status: currently regarded as a synonym of Zygnema.
Numbers of names and species: There are 4 species names 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):
Click here to also show infraspecific names in the list below.
Verification of data
Users are responsible for verifying the accuracy of information before use, as noted on the website Content page.
Created: 18 July 2009 by Salvador Valenzuela Miranda
Verified by: 21 November 2012 by M.D. Guiry
Linking to this page: http://www.algaebase.org/search/genus/detail/?genus_id=50892
Please cite this record as:
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 20 April 2019.