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Sphaerella nivalis (F.A.Baeur) Sommerfelt

Publication details
Sphaerella nivalis (F.A.Baeur) Sommerfelt 1824: 252

Published in: Sommerfelt, S.C. (1824). Om den røde Sne, eller Sphaerella nivalis Sommerf., Uredo nivalis Auct.. Magazin for Naturvidenskaberne, Christiana 4: 249-253.

Type species
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Sphaerella.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Chlamydomonas nivalis (F.A.Bauer) Wille

Basionym
Uredo nivalis F.A.Bauer

Type information
Type locality: "the Red Snow (discovered during the late Northern Expedition, under the command of Captain Ross, on the 17th of August, 1818, in Baffin's Bay, in lat. 75° 54', N. and long. 67° 15'. W.)" (Bauer 1819: 222). Notes: No original material can be discovered for this name.

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), found growing in or near snow.

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a freshwater/terrestrial species.

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Source of current name
Wille, N. (1903). Algologische Notizen IX-XIV. Nyt Magazin for Naturvidenskaberne 41: 89-185.

Created: 10 May 2016 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 03 July 2019 by M.D. Guiry

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References
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Sommerfelt, S.C. (1824). Om den røde Sne, eller Sphaerella nivalis Sommerf., Uredo nivalis Auct.. Magazin for Naturvidenskaberne, Christiana 4: 249-253.

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 22 August 2019.

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