Holotype species: Prasiococcus calcarius (J.B.Petersen) Vischer
Original publication and holotype designation: Vischer, W. (1953). Über primitivste Landpflanzen. Berichte der Schweizerischen Botanischen Gesellschaft 63: 169-193.
Taxonomic status: currently recognized as a distinct genus.
Numbers of names and species: There is only one species or infraspecific name in the database at present, which has 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..
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: 14 May 2004 by Fabio Rindi
Verified by: 11 July 2012 by Michael Guiry
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Michael Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 27 July 2021.