Keriosphaera gemma Pascher
Keriosphaera gemma Pascher 1938: 495
Published in: Pascher, A. (1938). Heterokonten. In: Kryptogamen-Flora von Deutschland, Österreich und der Schweiz. (Rabenhorst, L. Eds) Vol. 11, Teil 4, pp. 481-640. Leipzig: Akademische Verlagsgesellschaft.
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Keriosphaera.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Origin of species name
Noun (Latin), bud, eye (of a plant), jewel, precious stone (Brown 1956).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
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.
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, -530. Jena: VEB Gustav Fischer Verlag.
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