Byssus Linnaeus, 1753, nom. rejic.

Lectotype species: Byssus jolithus Linnaeus

Currently accepted name for the type species: Trentepohlia jolithus (Linnaeus) Wallroth

Original publication: Linnaeus, C. (1753). Species plantarum, exhibentes plantas rite cognitas, ad genera relatas, cum differentiis specificis, nominibus trivialibus, synonymis selectis, locis natalibus, secundum systema sexuale digestas. Vol. 2 pp. [i], 561-1200, [1-30, index], [i, err.]. Holmiae [Stockholm]: Impensis Laurentii Salvii.

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Type designated in: Fries, E.M. (1825). Stirpes agri femsionensis...Continuatio II. pp. 31-44. Lund: Berling.

The most recent alteration to this page was made on 2022-05-01 by E.A. Molinari Novoa.

Taxonomic status: This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Trentepohlia.

Gender: This genus name is currently treated as feminine.

Most recent taxonomic treatment adopted: Spencer, M.A., Irvine, L.M. & Jarvis, C.E. (2009). Typification of Linnaean names relevant to algal nomenclature. Taxon 58(1): 237-260.

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E.A. Molinari Novoa in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 01 May 2022. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 06 December 2023

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