Sphaerella nivalis (F.A.Baeur)
Sphaerella nivalis (F.A.Baeur) Sommerfelt 1824: 252
Published in: Sommerfelt, S.C. (1824). [Unknown title]. Magazin for Naturvidenskaberne 4: 252?.
The type species (holotype) of the genus Sphaerella is .
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Chlamydomonas nivalis (F.A.Bauer) Wille
Uredo nivalis F.A.Bauer
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), found growing in or near snow.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a freshwater/terrestrial species.
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: 10 May 2016 by M.D. Guiry
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 22 February 2019.