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Scourfieldia magnopyrenoidea Huber-Pestalozzi, nom. illeg. 1961

Publication details
Scourfieldia magnopyrenoidea Huber-Pestalozzi 1961: 63, nom. illeg.

Published in: Huber-Pestalozzi, G. (1961). Das Phytoplankton des Süsswassers. Systematik und Biologie. 5. Teil. Chlorophyceae (Grünalgen). Ordnung: Volvocales. In: Die Binnengewässer Band XVI, Teil 5. (Thienemann, A. Eds), pp. [i]-xii, [1]-744. Stuttgart: Schweizerbart.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Scourfieldia is Scourfieldia complanata G.S.West.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Scourfieldia caeca (Korschikov) J.H.Belcher & Swale

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

Nomenclatural notes
Illegitimate: unwarranted change of epithet. - (29 Dec 2007) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
No habitat entry has yet been made for this entity.

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.

Source of current name
Moestrup, Ø. (2011). Primitive green algae ('Prasinophyta'). In: The freshwater algal flora of the British Isles. An identification guide to freshwater and terrestrial algae. Second edition. (John, D.M., Whitton, B.A. & Brook, A.J. Eds), pp. 358-363. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Created: 29 December 2007 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 21 January 2015 by M.D. Guiry

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M.D. 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 17 October 2021.

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