Asterocytis () ex F. , 1896
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.
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.
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: 28 December 2000 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 23 May 2013 by M.D. Guiry
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