Protococcus viridis C.
Protococcus viridis C.Agardh 1824: 13
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a taxonomic synonym of Desmococcus olivaceus (Persoon ex Acharius) J.R.Laundon
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), green (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
No habitat entry has yet been made for this entity.
Detailed distribution with sources
(as Protococcus viridis C.Agardh)
Arctic: Ellesmere Island (Croasdale 1973).
Europe: Romania (Caraus 2002).
South America: Brazil (Stirk et al. 2013 ).
Source of synonymy
Ettl, H. & Gärtner, G. (1995). Syllabus der Boden-, Luft- und Flechtenalgen. pp. i-vii, 1-721. Stuttgart: Gustav Fischer.
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.
John, D.M. (2002). Orders Chaetophorales, Klebshormidiales, Microsporales, Ulotrichales. 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. 433-468. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
Prescott, G.W. (1961). Algae of the western Great Lakes area With an illustrated key to the genera of desmids and freshwater diatoms. Revised edition. pp. i-xiii, 1-977. Dubuque, Iowa: Wm. C. Brown.
SAG Cultures may be viewed at http://sagdb.uni-goettingen.de/showstrains.php?genus=Protococcus&species=viridis
Cultures from the Scandinavian Culture Collection of Algae at the University of Copenhagen (SCCAP) and Protozoa may be viewed at http://www.sccap.dk/search/algaebase.asp?Genus=Protococcus&Species=viridis
Created: 15 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 13 July 2006 by M.D. Guiry
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Cite this record as:
Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2013. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 13 December 2013.
Algaebase taxon LSID: No taxonomy record found for this level.