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Haematococcus cordae Meneghini, nom. illeg.

Publication details
Haematococcus cordae Meneghini 1843: 20, pl. I [1]: fig. 5, nom. illeg. (as 'Cordae' )

Published in: Meneghini, G. (1843). Monographia Nostochinearum italicarum addito specimine de Rivulariis. Memorie della Reale Accademia delle Scienze di Torino, ser. 2 5: 1-143, pls I-XVII.

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

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Haematococcus lacustris (Girod-Chantrans) Rostafinski

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

Nomenclatural notes
Illegitimate: included Protococcus monospermus Corda in synonymy. - (5 Jan 2017) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a freshwater 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.

Created: 05 January 2017 by M.D. Guiry

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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 23 May 2019.

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