Acanthococcus asper Reinsch
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a taxonomic synonym of Trochiscia aspera (Reinsch) Hansgirg
Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), rough, uneven, harsh, rugged (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Source of synonymy
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.
SAG Cultures may be viewed at http://sagdb.uni-goettingen.de/showstrains.php?genus=Acanthococcus&species=asper
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=Acanthococcus&Species=asper
Created: 20 March 2003 by Andy Taylor
Verified by: 23 September 2004 by M.D. Guiry
Accesses: This record has been accessed by users 211 times since it was created.
Linking to this page: http://www.algaebase.org/search/species/detail/?species_id=58729
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 19 May 2013.
Algaebase taxon LSID: No taxonomy record found for this level.