Stephanocodon Pascher, 1942
Lectotype species: Stephanocodon socialis (Lauterborn) Pascher
Currently accepted name for the type species: Bicosoeca socialis Lauterborn
Original publication and holotype designation: Pascher, A. (1942). Zur Klärung einiger gerfärbter und farbloser Flagellaten und ihrer Einrichtung zur Aufnahahme animalischer Nahrung. Archiv für Protistenkunde 96: 75-108.
Taxonomic status: currently regarded as a synonym of Bicosoeca.
Gender: This genus name is currently treated as masculine.
Most recent taxonomic treatment adopted: Kristiansen, J. & Preisig, H.R. (2001). Encyclopedia of Chrysophyte genera. Bibliotheca Phycologica 110: 1-260.
In accordance with Art. 62.2 [Melbourne Code], compounds ending in -codon are masculine. - (15 Aug 2017) - M.D. Guiry
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Created: 24 April 2002 by Elizabeth Moran
Verified by: 15 August 2017 by M.D. Guiry
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