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Sorocarpus Pringsheim, 1862

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Chromista
Phylum Ochrophyta
Class Phaeophyceae
Subclass Fucophycidae
Order Ectocarpales
Family Chordariaceae

Holotype species: Sorocarpus uvaeformis (Lyngbye) Pringsheim

Currently accepted name for the type species: Botrytella micromora Bory

Original publication:Pringsheim, N. (1862). Beitr├Ąge zur Morphologie der Meeres-Algen. Physikalische Abhandlungen der Königlichen Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Berlin 1862: 1-37, pls I-VIII.
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Taxonomic status: currently regarded as a synonym of Botrytella.

Most recent taxonomic treatment adopted: Womersley, H.B.S. (1987). The marine benthic flora of southern Australia. Part II. pp. [1]-484, 169 figs, 1 table, 8 plates, 4 maps. Adelaide: South Australian Government Printing Division.

Numbers of names and species: There are 7 species names in the database at present.

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