Holotype species: Tetrapodiscus germanicus Ehrenberg
Original publication and holotype designation: Ehrenberg. C.G. (1843). Neue Beobachtungen über den sichtlichen Einflufs der mikroskopischen Meeres-Organismen auf den Boden des Elbbettes bis oberhalb Hamburg. 1843: 161-167.
Taxonomic status: currently regarded as a synonym of Aulacodiscus.
Numbers of names and species: There are 2 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: 02 November 2003 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 31 March 2018 by Salvador Valenzuela Miranda
Linking to this page: http://www.algaebase.org/search/genus/detail/?genus_id=47100
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Salvador Valenzuela Miranda in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 14 August 2020.