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Chlamydomonas communis J.W.Snow, nom. illeg.

Publication details
Chlamydomonas communis J.W.Snow 1903: 388, fig. 1, nom. illeg.

Published in: Snow, J.W. (1903 '1902'). The plankton algae of Lake Erie. Bulletin of the United States Fish Commission 22: 371-394, pls I-III.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Chlamydomonas is Chlamydomonas reinhardtii P.A.Dangeard.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Chlamydomonas snowiae Printz

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), common.

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

Nomenclatural notes
Illegitimate: priority for Chlamydomonas communis Perty, 1852. - (4 Nov 2014) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a freshwater/terrestrial species.

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Source of current name
Printz, H. (1914). Kristianiatraktens Protococcoideer. Skrifter Utgit av Videnskapsselskapet i Kristiania, Matematisk-Naturvidenskabelig Klasse 1913(6): 1-121, pls I-VII.

Key references
Day, S.A., Wickham, R.P., Entwisle, T.J. & Tyler, P.A. (1995). Bibliographic check-list of non-marine algae in Australia. Flora of Australia Supplementary Series 4: i-vii, 1-276.

Phillipson, J. (1935). Some algae of Victorian soils. Proceedings of the Royal Society of Victoria, New Series 47: 262-287, 33 figs.

Created: 26 July 2003 by Mairead Murphy

Verified by: 04 November 2014 by M.D. Guiry

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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 April 2019.

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