Holotype species: Enelittosiphonia hakodatensis (Yendo) Segi
Currently accepted name for the type species: Vertebrata stimpsonii (Harvey) Kuntze
Original publication and holotype designation: Segi, T. (1949). On the systematic position of the so-called Polysiphonia hakodatensis Yendo from Japan. Siebutsu 14: 134-139.
Taxonomic status: currently regarded as a synonym of Vertebrata.
Gender: This genus name is currently treated as feminine.
Most recent taxonomic treatment adopted: Díaz-Tapia, P., McIvor, L., Freshwater, D.W., Verbruggen, H., Wynne, M.J. & Maggs, C.A. (2017). The genera Melanothamnus Bornet & Falkenberg and Vertebrata S.F. Gray constitute well-defined clades of the red algal tribe Polysiphonieae (Rhodomelaceae, Ceramiales). European Journal of Phycology 52(1): 1-20, 77 figs.
Numbers of names and species: There are 2 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):
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Created: 28 December 2000 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 03 February 2017 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 28 July 2021.