Holotype species: Hymenophylla lacerata (S.G.Gmelin) Stackhouse
Currently accepted name for the type species: Cryptopleura ramosa (Hudson) L.Newton
Original publication and holotype designation: Stackhouse, J. (1816). Nereis britannica Editio altera. Nova addita classificatione cryptogamiarum [sic] respectu generis Fuci. pp. [i]-xii, [i]- 68, 20 pls. Oxonii [Oxford]: excudebat S. Collingwood.
Taxonomic status: currently regarded as a synonym of Cryptopleura.
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: 07 February 2007 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 24 March 2013 by M.D. Guiry
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