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Characium longipes Braun

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Viridiplantae
Infrakingdom Chlorophyta infrakingdom
Phylum Chlorophyta
Subphylum Chlorophytina
Class Chlorophyceae
Order Sphaeropleales
Family Characiaceae
Genus Characium

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Characium longipes Braun
prox. Bodmin Moor, Cornwall UK. Collected by Paul Gainey.. 17 Jun 2012. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

 

Amphiroa vanbosseae Me.Lemoine

Characiopsis longipes (Braun) Borzì prox. Bodmin Moor, Cornwall UK. Collected by Paul Gainey.
© C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com)

Publication details
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. [1]-114, 6 pls. Lipsiae [Leipzig]: apud W. Engelmann.
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Characium is Characium sieboldii A.Braun.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Characiopsis longipes (Braun) Borzì

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

Nomenclatural notes
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

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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Source of current name
Borzí, A. (1895). Studi algologici: saggio di richerche sulla biologia delle alghe. Fasc. II. pp. [121]-378, pls X-XXXI. Palermo: Alberto Reber Libreria Carlo Clausen.

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