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Tetraspora explanata C.Agardh

Publication details
Tetraspora explanata C.Agardh 1827: 642

Published in: Agardh, C.A. (1827). Neue Gattungen und Arten von Algen. Flora 10(41): 641-646.
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Tetraspora is Tetraspora gelatinosa (Vaucher) Desvaux.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Tetraspora gelatinosa (Vaucher) Desvaux

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

Nomenclatural notes
Kützing (1843: 176) used the binomical Tetraspora explanata without reference to C.Agardh and cited in synonymy "Ulva lubrica Funk. Crypt. Gew. Heft 13, No. 278." Kützing (1849: 225) later credited the name to C. Agardh. - (10 Nov 2015) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Type information
Type locality: In Tepl fluvio ad Carlsbad [Carlsbad, Sweden] (Agardh 1827: 642).

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Source of current name
Pentecost, A. (2011). Phylum Chlorophyta. Order Tetrasporales. 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. 376-380. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Key references
Cambra Sánchez, J., Álvarez Cobelas, M. & Aboal Sanjurjo, M. (1998). Lista florística y bibliográfica de los clorófitos (Chlorophyta) de la Península Ibérica, Islas Baleares e Islas Canarias. pp. 1-614. Burgos: Asociación Española de Limnología.

Day, S.A., Wickham, R.P., Entwisle, T.J. & Tyler, P.A. (1995). Bibliographic check-list of non-marine algae in Australia. Flora of Australia Supplementary Series 4: i-vii, 1-276.

Kützing, F.T. (1843). Phycologia generalis oder Anatomie, Physiologie und Systemkunde der Tange. Mit 80 farbig gedruckten Tafeln, gezeichnet und gravirt vom Verfasser. pp. [part 1]: [i]-xxxii, [1]-142, [part 2:] 143-458, 1, err.], pls 1-80. Leipzig: F.A. Brockhaus.

Kützing, F.T. (1849). Species algarum. pp. [i]-vi, [1]-922. Lipsiae [Leipzig]: F.A. Brockhaus.

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