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Microspora amoena (Kützing) Rabenhorst

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

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Microspora amoena (Kützing) Rabenhorst
Inagh Valley, Connemara, Co. Galway, Ireland; on rocks in stream. 17 Sep 2005. Fabio Rindi. © Fabio Rindi (f.rindi@univpm.it).

Microspora amoena (Kützing) Rabenhorst
Inagh Valley, Connemara, Co. Galway, Ireland; on rocks in stram. 17 Sep 2005. Fabio Rindi. © Fabio Rindi (f.rindi@univpm.it).

 

Chrysymenia polydactyla J.D.Hooker & Harvey

Microspora amoena (Kützing) Rabenhorst Inagh Valley, Connemara, Co. Galway, Ireland; on rocks in stram
© Fabio Rindi (f.rindi@univpm.it)

Publication details
Microspora amoena (Kützing) Rabenhorst 1868: 321

Published in: Rabenhorst, L. (1868). Flora europaea algarum aquae dulcis et submarinae. Sectio III. Algae chlorophyllophyceas, melanophyceas et rhodophyceas complectens. pp. i-xx, 1-461, 51 figs. Lipsiae [Leipzig]: Apud Eduardum Kummerum.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Microspora is Microspora floccosa (Vaucher) Thuret.

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

Basionym
Conferva amoena Kützing

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), attractive.

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Conferva amoena Kützing

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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Key references
John, D.M. (2011). Phylum Chlorophyta. Orders Chaetophorales, Microsporales, Ulotrichales. 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. 524-554. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Prescott, G.W. (1962). Algae of the Western Great Lakes area. With an illustrated key to the genera of desmids and freshwater diatoms. Revised [Second] edition. pp. [i]-xiii, 1-977. Dubuque, Iowa: Wm. C. Brown Company Publishers 135 South Locust Street.

Tsarenko, P.M. (2011). Sphaeropleales. In: Algae of Ukraine: diversity, nomenclature, taxonomy, ecology and geography. Volume 3: Chlorophyta. (Tsarenko, P.M., Wasser, S.P. & Nevo, E. Eds), pp. 280-355. Ruggell: A.R.A. Gantner Verlag K.-G..

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