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Characiopsis ovalis (Chodat) Chodat

Publication details
Characiopsis ovalis (Chodat) Chodat in Poulton 1925: 32

Published in: Poulton, E.M. (1925). Étude sur les Hétérokontes thèse présentée à la Faculté des sciences de l'Université de Genève. pp. 1-96. Genève [Geneva]: Université de Genève.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Characiopsis is Characiopsis minuta (A.Braun) Borzì.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Pseudocharaciopsis ovalis (Chodat) D.J.Hibberd

Basionym
Monodus ovalis Chodat

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), oval, elliptical, i.e., broadest at the middle, the sides curved and length:breadth generally 2:1 (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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Source of current name
Hibberd, D.J. (1981). Notes on the taxonomy and nomenclature of the algal classes Eustigmatophyceae and Tribophyceae (synonym Xanthophyceae). Journal of the Linnean Society of London, Botany 82: 93-119, 17 figs, 1 table.

Key references
Ettl, H. (1978). Xanthophyceae. In: Süsswasserflora von Mitteleurope. Begründer von A. Pascher. Band 3, Teil 1. (Ettl, H., Gerloff, J & Heynig, H. Eds), pp. [i]-xiv, [1]-530. Jena: VEB Gustav Fischer Verlag.

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