Dicrateria Parke, 1949
Holotype species: Dicrateria inornata Parke
Original publication: Parke, M. (1949). Studies on marine flagellates. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom 28: 255-288, 73 figs, 2 pls.
Type designated in: Bourrelly, P. (1957). Recherches sur les Chrysophycées. Morphologie, phylogénie, systématique. Mémoire Hors-Série Revue Algologique 1: -412, incl. 11 pls.
The most recent alteration to this page was made on 2021-10-04 by M.D. Guiry.
Taxonomic status: This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Gender: This genus name is currently treated as feminine.
Most recent taxonomic treatment adopted: Bendif, El M., Probert, I., Schroeder, D.C. & Vargas, C de (2013). On the description of Tisochrysis lutea gen. nov. sp. nov. and Isochrysis nuda sp. nov. in the Isochrysidales, and the transfer of Dicrateria to the Prymnesiales (Haptophyta). Journal of Applied Phycology 25: 1763-1776.
Comments: Dicrateria inornata Parke - no designation in Parke 1949, but Green & Pienaar 1977 considered that the other species, D. gilva Parke, was in need of re-isolation and re-investigation. Jordan et al. (2005) have therefore assumed that D. inornata is the type species. Throndsen (1997: 635) record this genus as being a member of the Family Gephyrocapsaceae.
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 04 October 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 08 February 2023