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Hydrodictyon pentagonum Vaucher

Publication details
Hydrodictyon pentagonum Vaucher 1803: 88, pl. 9

Published in: Vaucher, J.-P. [É.] (1803). Histoire des conferves d'eau douce. Contenant leurs différens modes de reproduction, et la description de leurs principales espèces, suivie de l'histoire des trémelles et des ulves d'eau douce. pp. [i]-xv, [1]-285 [2], pls I-XVII plates. Genève [Geneva]: chez J.J. Paschoud, Libraire.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Hydrodictyon is Conferva reticulata Linnaeus.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Hydrodictyon reticulatum (Linnaeus) Bory

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), five-angled.

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

General environment
No habitat entry has yet been made for this entity.

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Source of current name
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.

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