Characium longipes Braun
Characiopsis longipes (Braun) Borzì prox. Bodmin Moor, Cornwall UK. Collected by Paul Gainey.
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Characium longipes Braun 1855: 43, pl. V-D
Published in: Braun, A. (1855). Algarum unicellularium genera nova et minus cognita praemissis observationibus de algis unicellularibus in genere. pp. -114, 6 pls. Lipsiae [Leipzig]: apud W. Engelmann.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Characiopsis longipes (Braun) Borzì
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
According to INA, originally introduced as a nomen nudum or subnudum (in German) by Rabenhorst (1853, 1854). Braun seemingly validated the name in 1855 with a Latin description. - (10 Feb 2007) - Wendy Guiry
This is a freshwater species.
Source of current name
Borzí, A. (1895). Studi algologici: saggio di richerche sulla biologia delle alghe. Fasc. II. pp. -378, pls X-XXXI. Palermo: Alberto Reber Libreria Carlo Clausen.
Created: 11 April 2002 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 21 July 2019.