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Asterocytis (Hansgirg) Gobi ex F.Schmitz, 1896

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Bangiophyceae
Subclass Bangiophycidae
Order Goniotrichales
Family Goniotrichaceae

Holotype species: Asterocytis ramosa (Thwaites) Gobi ex F.Schmitz

Currently accepted name for the type species: Chroodactylon ornatum (C.Agardh) Basson

Original publication and holotype designation: Schmitz, F. (1896). Bangiaceae. In: Die natürlichen Pflanzenfamilien nebst ihren Gattungen und wichtigeren Arten insbesondere den Nutzpflanzen unter Mitwirkung zahlreicher hervorragender Fachgelehrten, Teil 1, Abteilung 2. (Engler, A. & Prantl, K. Eds), pp. 307-316. Leipzig: verlag von Wilhelm Engelmann.
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Precise date of publicationDec. 1896

Taxonomic status: currently regarded as a synonym of Chroodactylon.

Most recent taxonomic treatment adopted: Drew, K.M. & Ross, R. (1965). Some generic names in the Bangiophycidae. Taxon 14: 93-99.

Numbers of names and species: There are 9 species names in the database at present.

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