Bracteacoccus Tereg, 1922
Holotype species: Bracteacoccus aggregatus Tereg
Original publication and holotype designation: Tereg, E. (1922 '1923'). Einige neue Grünalgen. Beihefte zum Botanischen Centralblatt 39: 179-195.
Taxonomic status: currently recognized as a distinct genus.
Most recent taxonomic treatment adopted: Fucikova, K., Flechtner, V.R. & Lewis, L.A. (2012). Revision of the genus Bracteacoccus Tereg (Chlorophyceae, Chlorophyta) based on a phylogenetic approach. Nova Hedwigia 96(1-2): 15-59.
Numbers of names and species: There are 25 species names in the database at present, as well as 2 infraspecific names. Of the species names, 16 have 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):
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Bischoff, H.W. & Bold, H.C. (1963). Phycological studies IV. Some soil algae from Enchanted Rock and related algal species. University of Texas Publication 6318: -95.
Fuciková, K., Rada, J.C. & Lewis, L.A. (2011). The tangled taxonomic history of Dictyococcus, Bracteacoccus and Pseudomuriella (Chlorophyceae,Chlorophyta) and their distinction based on a phylogenetic perspective. Phycologia 50(4): 422-429.
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Created: 11 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 09 April 2013 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 12 December 2019.