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Eremosphaera gigas (W.Archer) Fott & Kalina

Publication details
Eremosphaera gigas (W.Archer) Fott & Kalina 1962: 352

Published in: Fott, B. & Kalina, T. (1962). Über die Gattung Eremosphaera De Bary und deren taxonomische Gliederung. Preslia 34: 348-358.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Eremosphaera is Eremosphaera viridis De Bary.

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

Basionym
Oocystis gigas W.Archer

Type information
Type locality: Ireland (Archer 1877: 105). Notes: No precise locality.

Origin of species name
Noun (Latin), A giant (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Oocystis gigas W.Archer 1877

General environment
This is a terrestrial species.

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Key references
Komárek, J. & Fott, B. (1983). Chlorophyceae (Grünalgen) Ordnung: Chlorococcales. Das Phytoplankton des Süsswassers. In: Das Phytoplankton des Süsswassers (Die Binnengewässer) XVI. (Huber-Pestalozzi, G. Eds), pp. [1]-x, [1]-1044. Stuttgart: E. Schweizerbart'sche Verlangbuchhandlung (Nägele u. Obermiller).

Tsarenko, P.M. & John, D.M. (2011). Phylum Chlorophyta. Order Chlorellales. In: The freshwater algal flora of the British Isles. An identification guide to freshwater and terrestrial algae. Second edition. (John, D.M., Whitton, B.A. & Brook, A.J. Eds), pp. 475-499. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Tsarenko, P.M. (2011). Trebouxiophyceae. In: Algae of Ukraine: diversity, nomenclature, taxonomy, ecology and geography. Volume 3: Chlorophyta. (Tsarenko, P.M., Wasser, S.P. & Nevo, E. Eds), pp. 61-108. Ruggell: A.R.A. Gantner Verlag K.-G..

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