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Lychaete J.Agardh, 1846

Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Viridiplantae
Infrakingdom Chlorophyta infrakingdom
Phylum Chlorophyta
Subphylum Chlorophytina
Class Ulvophyceae
Order Cladophorales
Family Cladophoraceae

Lectotype species: Lychaete mirabilis (C.Agardh) J.Agardh

Original publication:Agardh, J.G. (1846). Anadema, ett nytt slägte bland Algerna. Kongl. Vetenskaps-Adademiens Förhandlingar, Stockholm 3: 103-104.

Type designated in Agardh, J.G. (1846). Caroli Ad. Agardh Icones algarum ineditae. Fasculi qui exstant duo. pp. 1-6, pls I-XX. Lundae.

Taxonomic status: currently recognized as a distinct genus.

Gender: This genus name is currently treated as feminine.

Most recent taxonomic treatment adopted: Wynne, M.J. (2017). The reinstatement of Lychaete J.Agardh (Ulvophyceae, Cladophoraceae). Notulae Algarum 31: 1-4, 1 fig.

Numbers of names and species: There are 23 species names in the database at present, of which 19 have been flagged as accepted taxonomically on the basis of the listed literature under the species name. In some instances, opinions on taxonomic validity differ from author to author and users are encouraged to form their own opinion. AlgaeBase is a work in progress and should not be regarded as a definitive source only as a guide to the literature..

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):

Lychaete bainesii (F.Müller & Harvey ex Harvey) M.J.Wynne C 
Lychaete battersii (C.Hoek) M.J.Wynne C 
Lychaete dotyana (W.J.Gilbert) M.J.Wynne C 
Lychaete echinus (Biasoletto) M.J.Wynne C 
Lychaete feredayi (Harvey) M.J.Wynne C 
Lychaete feredayoides (Kraft & A.J.K.Millar) M.J.Wynne C 
Lychaete flagelliformis (Suhr) Areschoug S 
Lychaete herpestica (Montagne) M.J.Wynne C 
Lychaete hospita (Mertens ex Chamisso) Areschoug S 
Lychaete japonica (Yamada) M.J.Wynne C 
Lychaete longicellulata (C.Hoek) M.J.Wynne C 
Lychaete minisakaii (C.Hoek & Chihara) M.J.Wynne C 
Lychaete mirabilis (C.Agardh) J.Agardh C - type
Lychaete novae-zelandiae J.Agardh S 
Lychaete ohkuboana (Holmes) M.J.Wynne C 
Lychaete pellucida (Hudson) M.J.Wynne C 
Lychaete pellucidoidea (C.Hoek) M.J.Wynne C 
Lychaete pseudobainesii (C.Hoek & Searles) M.J.Wynne C 
Lychaete pygmaea (Reinke) M.J.Wynne C 
Lychaete radiosa (Suhr) M.J.Wynne C 
Lychaete rhodolithicola (Leliaert) M.J.Wynne C 
Lychaete robusta Areschoug S 
Lychaete sakaii (I.A.Abbott) M.J.Wynne C 

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Created: 23 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 12 August 2017 by M.D. Guiry

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