Trichocoleus Anagnostidis, 2001

Holotype species: Trichocoleus delicatulus (West & G.S.West) Anagnostidis

Original publication and holotype designation: Anagnostidis, K. (2001). Nomenclatural changes in cyanoprokaryotic order Oscillatoriales. Preslia, Praha 73: 359-375.

Description: Filamenta solitaria, praecipue metaphytica vel subaerophytica, raro in coloniis planis aggregata, haud vel rarissime divaricata, cum trichomatibus sparsis vel numerosis. Vaginae plus minusve cylindricae vel (raro) ad apices attenuatae, non striatae vel tenuissime striatae, imitatae vel mucilaginosae, diffluentes, sine colore, a trichomatibus distantes. Trichomata 0.5-3 µm lata. Cellulae semper longiores quam latae, cylindricae, contentu plus minusve homogeneo. Cellula apicalis conica, apiculata vel rotundata, sine calyptra.

Origin of description: this description is from the original publication; it may have been modified slightly. The most recent alteration to this page was made on 2023-03-03 by M.D. Guiry.

Taxonomic status: This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Gender: This genus name is currently treated as masculine.

Most recent taxonomic treatment adopted: Strunecký, O., Ivanova, A.P. & Mares, J. (2022 '2023'). An updated classification of cyanobacterial orders and families based on phylogenomic and polyphasic analysis (Review). Journal of Phycology 59(1): 12-51.

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Descriptions of chrysophyte genera were subsequently published in J. Kristiansen & H.R. Preisig (eds.). 2001. Encyclopedia of Chrysophyte Genera. Bibliotheca Phycologica 110: 1-260.

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