Paraspora, 1900, nom. illeg.
Holotype species: Paraspora fruticulosa (Kützing) Heydrich
Currently accepted name for the type species: Spongites fruticulosus Kützing
Original publication and holotype designation: Heydrich, F. (1900). Weitere Ausbau des Corallineensystems. Berichte der deutsche botanischen Gesellschaft 18: 310-317.
Taxonomic status: currently regarded as a synonym of Spongites.
Illegitimate: later homonym of Paraspora W.B. Grove, 1884. - (31 Aug 2010) - M.D. Guiry
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: 23 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 21 January 2011 by M.D. Guiry
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