Chrysotila P.L.Anand, 1937
Lectotype species: Chrysotila stipitata Anand
Original publication:Anand, P.L. (1937). A taxonomic study of the algae of the British chalk-cliffs. Journal of Botany, British and Foreign 75(Suppl. II): 1-51.
Type designated in Bourrelly, P. (1957). Recherches sur les Chrysophycées. Morphologie, phylogénie, systématique. Revue Algologique: Mémoire Hors-Série 1: -412.
Taxonomic status: currently recognized as a distinct genus.
Most recent taxonomic treatment adopted: Andersen, R.A., Kim, J.I., Tittley, I. & Yoon, H.S. (2014). A re-investigation of Chrysotila (Prymnesiophyceae) using material collected from the type locality. Phycologia 53(5): 463-473, 17 figs.
Numbers of names and species: There are 11 species names in the database at present, of which 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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Verified by: 28 January 2019 by M.D. Guiry
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