Leptocystinema W.Archer, 1858
Lectotype species: Leptocystinema kinahanii W.Archer
Currently accepted name for the type species: Gonatozygon kinahanii (W.Archer) Rabenhorst
Original publication:Archer, W. (1858). Supplementary catalogue of Desmidiaceae found in the neighbourhood of Dublin with description and figures of a proposed new genus and of four new species. Proceedings of the Natural History Review 5: 234-263, plate 21.
Type designated in Pritchard, A. (1861). A history of infusoria, including the Desmidiaceae and Diatomaceae, British and foreign. Fourth edition enlarged and revised by
J. T. Arlidge, M.B., B.A. Lond.; W. Archer, Esq.; J. Ralfs, M.R.C.S.L.; W. C. Williamson, Esq., F.R.S., and the author. pp. -xii, -968, 40 pls. London: Whittaker and Co..
Taxonomic status: currently regarded as a synonym of Gonatozygon.
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: 16 April 2003 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 06 July 2012 by Michael Guiry
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