Microspora floccosa (Vaucher)
Microspora floccosa (Vaucher) Thuret 1850: 222
Published in: Thuret, G. (1850). Recherches sur les zoospores des algues et les anthéridies des cryptogames. Annales des Sciences Naturelles, séries 3, Botanique 14: 214-260, pls 16-31.
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Microspora.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Prolifera floccosa Vaucher
Type locality: near Genève, Switzerland (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 722).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), woolly.
This is a freshwater species.
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