Holotype species: Squamaria vulgaris Zanardini
Currently accepted name for the type species: Peyssonnelia squamaria (S.G.Gmelin) Decaisne ex J.Agardh
Original publication and holotype designation: Zanardini, G. (1841). Synopsis algarum in mari Adriatico hucusque collectarum, cui accedunt monographia siphonearum nec non generales de algarum vita et structura disquisitiones cum tabulis auctoris manu ad vivum depictis. Memorie della Reale Accademia delle Scienze di Torino, ser. 2 4: 105-255, pls. I-VIII.
Most recent taxonomic treatment adopted: Kylin, H. (1956). Die Gattungen der Rhodophyceen. pp. i-xv, 1-673, 458 figs. Lund: C.W.K. Gleerups.
Numbers of names and species: There is only one species or infraspecific name in the database at present, which has 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..
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: 07 January 2001 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 10 June 2013 by M.D. Guiry
Linking to this page: http://www.algaebase.org/search/genus/detail/?genus_id=43134
Please cite this record as:
M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 29 November 2020.