Hormosiphon Kützing, 1843, nom. inval.
Original publication:Kützing, F.T. (1843). Phycologia generalis oder Anatomie, Physiologie und Systemkunde der Tange. Mit 80 farbig gedruckten Tafeln, gezeichnet und gravirt vom Verfasser. pp. [part 1]: [i]-xxxii, -142, [part 2:] 143-458, 1, err.], pls 1-80. Leipzig: F.A. Brockhaus.
Taxonomic status: uncertain, requiring further investigation.
Gender: This genus name is currently treated as masculine.
Invalid: pre-starting-point name. Kützing included three species: Hormosiphon tenuissimus, Hormosiphon papyraceus and Hormosiphon furfuraceus. The last is illustrated as pl. 6: fig. 1: 6-14. - (5 Aug 2014) - M.D. Guiry
Numbers of names and species: There are 4 species names in the database at present.
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Created: 05 August 2014 by M.D. Guiry
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