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Haematococcus kermesinus (Wrangel) Flowtow

Publication details
Haematococcus kermesinus (Wrangel) Flowtow 1844: 416, 426

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Haematococcus is Haematococcus pluvialis Flotow.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Basionym
Lepraria kermesina Wrangel

Type information
Type locality: "Habitat ad montes et lapides calcareos in Srecia (Limé; Wrangel); in Germania (ad Berolinum, Florke; in Silesia, Mattuschke?); in Helvetia, Hallen? (Silva 1996-to date).see above; see above.

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), carmine.

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

General environment
This is a freshwater/terrestrial species.

No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.

Source of current name
Nakada, T. & Ota, S. (2016). What is the correct name for the type of Haematococcus Flot. (Volvocales, Chlorophyceae)?. Taxon 65(2): 343-348, 4 figs.

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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 26 May 2019.

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