Protococcus C.Agardh, 1824

Lectotype species: Protococcus kermesinus (Wrangel) C.Agardh

Currently accepted name for the type species: Haematococcus lacustris (Girod-Chantrans) Rostafinski

Original publication: Agardh, C.A. (1824). Systema algarum. pp. [i]-xxxvii, [1]-312. Lundae [Lund]: Literis Berlingianis [Berling].

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Type designated in: Pfeiffer, L. (1874). Nomenclator botanicus. Nominum ad finem anni 1858 publici juris factorum, classes, ordines, tribus, familias, divisiones, genera, subgenera vel sectiones designantium enumeratio alphabetica. Adjectis auctoribus, temporibus, locis systematicis apud varios, notis literariis atque etymologicis et synonymis. Vol. 2 pp. [1]-760. Cassellis [Cassel]: Sumptibus Theodori Fischeri [Theodor Fischer].

The most recent alteration to this page was made on 2021-08-18 by E.A. Molinari Novoa.

Taxonomic status: This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Haematococcus.

Gender: This genus name is currently treated as masculine.

Most recent taxonomic treatment adopted: Procházková, L., Leya, T., Krizková, H. & Nedbalová, L. (2019). Sanguina nivaloides and Sanguina aurantia gen. et spp. nov. (Chlorophyta): the taxonomy, phylogeny, biogeography and ecology of two newly recognised algae causing red and orange snow. FEMS Microbiology Ecology 95: [1-21, Supplementary material] , 9 figs, 2 tables.

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