Bracteacoccus cinnabarinus (Kol & F.Chodat) Starr
Bracteacoccus cinnabarinus (Kol & F.Chodat) Starr 1955: 65
Published in: Starr, R.C. (1955). A comparative study of Chlorococcum meneghini and other spherical, zoospore-producing genera of the Chlorococcales. Indiana University Publications Science 20: 1-111.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Chromochloris zofingiensis (Dönz) Fucíková & L.A.Lewis
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), cinnabar-red.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a freshwater species.
Komárek, J. & Fott, B. (1983). Chlorophyceae (Grünalgen) Ordnung: Chlorococcales. Das Phytoplankton des Süsswassers. In: Das Phytoplankton des Süsswassers (Die Binnengewässer) XVI. (Huber-Pestalozzi, G. Eds), pp. -x, -1044. Stuttgart: E. Schweizerbart'sche Verlangbuchhandlung (Nägele u. Obermiller).
Created: 22 April 2003 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 14 September 2018 by M.D. Guiry
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Hornung, R.L., Hanzely, L. & Lynch, D.L. (1977). Occurrence of microbodies in the green alga Bracteacoccus cinnabarinus grown heterotrophically. Protoplasma 93: 135-145.
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 26 March 2019.