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Bicosoeca acuminata A.Stokes

Publication details
Bicosoeca acuminata A.Stokes 1885: 123, fig. 3

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Bicosoeca is Bicosoeca gracilipes H.J.Clark.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Stokesiella acuminata (A.Stokes) Lemmermann

Origin of species name
Participle A (Latin), acuminate, i.e. tapering gradually or abruptly from inwardly curved sides into a narrow point (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.

Key references
Kristiansen, J. & Preisig, H.R. (2001). Encyclopedia of Chrysophyte genera. Bibliotheca Phycologica 110: 1-260.

Created: 27 May 2002 by Elizabeth Moran

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