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Leptothrix Kützing, 1843

Lectotype species: Leptothrix ochracea Kützing

Original publication:Kützing, F.T. (1843). Phycologia generalis oder Anatomie, Physiologie und Systemkunde der Tange. Mit 80 farbig gedruckten Tafeln, gezeichnet und gravirt vom Verfasser. pp. [part 1]: [i]-xxxii, [1]-142, [part 2:] 143-458, 1, err.], pls 1-80. Leipzig: F.A. Brockhaus.
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Taxonomic status: uncertain, requiring further investigation.

Gender: This genus name is currently treated as feminine.

Nomenclatural notes
This genus name was originally published as an alga, but is at present applied to Eubacteria. It is retained in botanical nomenclature for purposes of homonymy. - (9 Feb 2014) - M.D. Guiry

Numbers of names and species: There are 105 species names in the database at present, as well as 11 infraspecific names. Of the species names, 9 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..

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