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Aegagropila pygmaea C.Meyer, nom. illeg. 1927

Publication details
Aegagropila pygmaea C.Meyer 1927: 99, 116, nom. illeg. (as 'pigmaea' )

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Aegagropila is Aegagropila linnaei K├╝tzing.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Cladophora kursanovii Skabichevskij

Type information
Type locality: Baikal Lake (Index Nominum Algarum).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), pygmy, dwarf (Stearn 1985).

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

Nomenclatural notes
Priority for Cladophora pygmaea Reinke 1888 (INA). - (14 Aug 2020) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
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.

Key references
Meyer, K.I. (1927). [Algae of the northern end of Lake Baikal. Russ.]. Russky Hidrobiologichesky Zhurnal 6: 93-118. [in In Russian, with French summary]

Skabichevskij, A.P. (1965). Nonullae Cladophoraceae e Lacu Baikal. Novosti Sistematiki Nizshikh Rastenii [Novitates Systematicae Plantarum Non Vascularium] 2: 44-50.

Created: 13 March 2006 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 14 August 2020 by G.M. Guiry

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G.M. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 06 May 2021.

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