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Scutarius Roussel, 1806, nom. rejic.

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Rhodymeniophycidae
Order Ceramiales
Family Delesseriaceae

Lectotype species: Fucus ocellatus J.V.Lamouroux

Currently accepted name for the type species: Nitophyllum punctatum (Stackhouse) Greville

Original publication:Roussel, H.F.A. (1806). Flore du Calvados et terreins adjacents, composée suivant la méthode de Jussieu, comparée avec de celle de Tournefort et de Linné. IIe Edition, dans lequelle les cryptogames sont distribuées par séries, où l'on a rénui quelques genres nouveaux. pp. [1]6-340, [2]. Caen: De l'imprimerie de F. Poisson, rue Froide-Rue.
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Type designated in Silva, P.C. (1952). A review of nomenclatural conservation in the algae from the point of view of the type method. University of California Publications in Botany 25: 241-323.

Taxonomic status: currently regarded as a synonym of .

Most recent taxonomic treatment adopted: Silva, P.C. (1952). A review of nomenclatural conservation in the algae from the point of view of the type method. University of California Publications in Botany 25: 241-323.

Nomenclatural notes
Nom. rejic. vs Nitophyllum Greville. - (18 Jan 2010) - M.D. Guiry

Numbers of names and species: There are 15 species names in the database at present, of which 1 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..

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