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Hildenbrandia cuprea (Hansgirg) Caisová & J.Kopecký 2008

Publication details
Hildenbrandia cuprea (Hansgirg) Caisová & J.Kopecký 2008: 413, 414, figs 10-12

Published in: Caisová, L. & Kopecký, J. (2008). Relation of Pleurocapsa cuprea Hansgirg to the genus Hildenbrandia (Rhodophyta). Phycologia 47: 404-415.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Hildenbrandia is Hildenbrandia prototypus Nardo.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Pleurocapsa cuprea Hansgirg

Type information
Type locality: Tannwald, Bohemia (Caisová & Kopecký 2008: 413).W (Caisová & Kopecký 2008: 413).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), copper-coloured.

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Pleurocapsa cuprea Hansgirg 1893

Nomenclatural notes
Listed as "incertae sedis Hildenbrandiaceae" by Athanasiadis (2016: 65). - (30 Jan 2017) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Freshwater, on stones in oligotrophic streams in inversion valleys.

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Key references
Athanasiadis, A. (2016). Phycologia Europaea Rhodophyta Vol. I. pp. [i]-xxxxviii, 1-762. Thessaloniki: Published and distributed by the author.

Viera, C., Akita, S., Uwai, S., Hanyuda, T., Shimada, S. & Kawai, H. (2021). Hildenbrandia (Hildenbrandiales, Florideophyceae) from Japan and taxonomic lumping of H. jigongshanensis and H. japananensis. Phycological Research 69: [1-5], 2 figs, 1 table.

Created: 24 October 2008 by G.M. Guiry

Verified by: 26 February 2021 by M.D. Guiry

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Caisová, L. & Kopecký, J. (2008). Relation of Pleurocapsa cuprea Hansgirg to the genus Hildenbrandia (Rhodophyta). Phycologia 47: 404-415.
Caisová, L. (2006). Pleurocapsa cuprea, originally described as blue-green alga, is a eukaryotic alga similar to the species Hildenbrandia rivularis (Rhodophyta). Czech Phycology 6: 60-76.

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