Coronaphycus Y.Metti, 2015
Holotype species: Coronaphycus elatus (C.Agardh) Metti
Currently accepted name for the type species: Corynecladia elata (C.Agardh) Cassano, M.C.Oliveira & M. T.Fujii
Original publication and holotype designation: Metti, Y., Millar, A.J.K. & Steinberg, P. (2015). A new molecular phylogeny of the Laurencia complex (Rhodophyta, Rhodomelaceae) and a review of key morphological characters result in a new genus, Coronaphycus, and a description of C. novus. Journal of Phycology 51(5): 929-942.
Taxonomic status: currently regarded as a synonym of Corynecladia.
Gender: This genus name is currently treated as masculine.
Most recent taxonomic treatment adopted: Cassano, V., G.N. Santos, E.M.S. Pestana, J.M.C. Nunes, M.C. Oliveira & Fujii, M.T. (2019). Laurencia longiramea sp. nov. for Brazil and an emendation of the generic delineation of Corynecladia (Ceramiales, Rhodophyta). Phycologia 58(2): 115-127, 28 figs.
Numbers of names and species: There are 2 species names in the database at present, of which 1 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..
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Created: 02 December 2015 by Wendy Guiry
Verified by: 17 May 2019 by M.D. Guiry
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