Rhynchococcus Kützing, 1843
Lectotype species: Rhynchococcus coronopifolius (Stackhouse) Kützing
Currently accepted name for the type species: Sphaerococcus coronopifolius Stackhouse
Original publication:Kützing, F.T. (1843). Ueber die Systematische Eintheilung der Algen. Linnaea 17: 75-107.
Type designated in Kützing, F.T. (1849). Species algarum. pp. [i]-vi, -922. Lipsiae [Leipzig]: F.A. Brockhaus.
Taxonomic status: currently regarded as a synonym of Sphaerococcus.
Numbers of names and species: There are 3 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: 12 December 2001 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 20 January 2011 by M.D. Guiry
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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 13 November 2019.