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Botryococcus neglectus (West & G.S.West) J.Komárek & P.Marvan

Publication details
Botryococcus neglectus (West & G.S.West) J.Komárek & P.Marvan 1992: 92

Published in: Komárek, J. & Marvan, P. (1992). Morphological differences in natural populations of the genus Botryococcus (Chlorophyceae). Archiv für Protistenkunde 141: 65-100.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Botryococcus is Botryococcus braunii Kützing.

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

Basionym
Ineffigiata neglecta West & G.S.West

Type information
Syntype localities: England: Surrey: Esher West-end Common; mill-pond E of ChapelWood, Puttenham, Thursley; Oxfordshire: NE of Goring (West & West 1897: 503). Notes: J. Komárek & P. Marvan (1992) say that "West's original description is from Ireland." de Queiroz mendes et al. (2012: 1105) also cite Ireland.

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), neglected (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Ineffigiata neglecta West & G.S.West 1897

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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Key references
Tsarenko, P.M.& John, D.M. (2011). Phylum Chlorophyta. Order Trebouxiales. 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. 499-500. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

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