Lectotype species: Beggiatoa alba Trevisan
Original publication and holotype designation: Trevisan, V.B.A. (1845). Nomenclator algarum, ou collection des noms imposées aux plantes de la famille des algues. pp. 1-80. Padoue [Padua]: Imprimerie du Seminaire.
Taxonomic status: uncertain, requiring further investigation.
Gender: This genus name is currently treated as feminine.
According to ING, this is a conserved name in the Bacteria and may not be affected by the Later Starting Point provision in Art. 13 (see also Art 45, Ex. 3). - (12 Sep 2016) - M.D. Guiry
Numbers of names and species: There are 10 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: 02 April 2004 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 08 April 2021 by M.D. Guiry
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