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Ecballocystopsis Iyengar, 1933

Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Viridiplantae
Infrakingdom Chlorophyta infrakingdom
Phylum Chlorophyta
Subphylum Chlorophytina
Class Trebouxiophyceae
Order Chlorellales
Family Oocystaceae

Holotype species: Ecballocystopsis indica M.O.P.Iyengar

Original publication and holotype designation: Iyengar, M.O.P. (1933). Ecballocystopsis indica gen. et sp. nov., a new member of Chlorodendrales. Annals of Botany 47: 21-25.

Taxonomic status: currently recognized as a distinct genus.

Most recent taxonomic treatment adopted: Xia, S., Zhu, H., Cheng, Y.-Y. Liu, G.-X. & Hu, Z.-Y. (2013). Phylogenetic position of Ecballocystis and Ecballocystopsis (Chlorophyta). Fottea 13(1): 65-75.

Taxonomic notes
Makinoelloideae? - (16 Jan 2021) - Wendy Guiry

Numbers of names and species: There are 5 species names in the database at present, as well as 2 infraspecific names. Of the species names, 5 have 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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Liu, X., Wang, Q., Zhu, H., Liu, B., Rindi, F., Liu, G., Xie, S. & Hu, Z. (2020). Reticulocystis yunnanensis gen. et sp. nov., a new member of freshwater Oocystaceae algae (Trebouxiophyceae, Chlorophyta). European Journal of Phycology 55(4): 507-516.

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Created: 22 April 2010 by Wendy Guiry

Verified by: 24 June 2013 by M.D. Guiry

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