Hildenbrandia cuprea ( ) Caisová & J.Kopecký
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.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Pleurocapsa cuprea Hansgirg
Type locality: Tannwald, Bohemia (Caisová & Kopecký 2008: 413).W (Caisová & Kopecký 2008: 413).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), copper-coloured.
Pleurocapsa cuprea Hansgirg 1892
Listed as "incertae sedis Hildenbrandiaceae" by Athanasiadis (2016: 65). - (30 Jan 2017) - M.D. Guiry
This is a freshwater species.
Freshwater, on stones in oligotrophic streams in inversion valleys.
Athanasiadis, A. (2016). Phycologia Europaea Rhodophyta Vol. I. pp. [i]-xxxxviii, 1-762. Thessaloniki: Published and distributed by the author.
Created: 24 October 2008 by Wendy Guiry
Verified by: 07 July 2018 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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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 27 February 2020.