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Radiococcus planktonicus J.W.G.Lund

Publication details
Radiococcus planktonicus J.W.G.Lund 1956: 594, 611, fig. 1 a-c

Published in: Lund, J.W.G. (1956). On certain planktonic palmelloid green algae. Journal of the Linnean Society of London, Botany 55: 593-613.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Radiococcus is Radiococcus nimbatus (De Wildeman) Schmidle.

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

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), planktonic.

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

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Type information
Type locality: Englan: Lake District: Lake Windermere

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Key references
Hindák, F. (1988). Studies on the chlorococcal algae (Chlorophyceae). IV. Biologické Práce 34(1/2): 1-264.

John, D.M. & Tsarenko, P.M. (2002). Order Chlorococcales. In: The Freshwater Algal Flora of the British Isles. An identification guide to freshwater and terrestrial algae. (John, D.M., Whitton, B.A. & Brook, A.J. Eds), pp. 327-409. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

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).

Ramos, G.P.R., Bicudo, C.E. de M. & Moura, C.W. do N. (2015). Novos registros de algas verdes cocoides (Chlorophyceae, Chlorophyta) para o estado da Bahia e para o Brasil. Sitientibus Série Ciências Biológicas 15: 1-13.

Tsarenko, P.M. & John, D.M. (2011). Phylum Chlorophyta. Order Sphaeropleales. 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. 419-498. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

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