Heynigia C.Bock, Pröschold & Krienitz, 2010
Holotype species: Heynigia dictyosphaerioides C.Bock, Proschold & Krienitz
Original publication and holotype designation: Bock, C., Proschold, T. & Krienitz, L. (2010). Two new Dictyosphaerium-morphotype lineages of the Chlorellaceae (Trebouxiophyceae): Heynigia gen. nov. and Hindakia gen. nov.. European Journal Of Phycology 45(3): 267-277.
Taxonomic status: currently recognized as a distinct genus.
The genus Heynigia is named in honour of Herr Dr Hermann Heynig (1924-2018), Halle/Saale, Saxony-Anhalt, Germany. - (26 Jan 2012) - M.D. Guiry
Numbers of names and species: There are 2 species names in the database at present, of which 2 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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Created: 27 October 2010 by Wendy Guiry
Verified by: 06 November 2018 by M.D. Guiry
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