Prasiola delicatula V.J.Chapman 1951

Publication Details
Prasiola delicatula V.J.Chapman 1951: 85, fig. 2

Published in: Chapman, V.J. (1951). Notes on New Zealand algae. Transactions of the Royal Society of New Zealand 79: 84-86.

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Type Species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Prasiola is Prasiola crispa (Lightfoot) K├╝tzing.

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

Type Information
Type locality: Russell, New Zealand; (Chapman 1951: 85) Type: 'ditch'; (Heesch et al. 2012: 225) Notes: Distributed by V.W. Lindauer as No. 227 (in the algae Exsiccatae Novae Zealandiae (Heesch et al. 2012).

Origin of Species Name
Adjective B (Latin), very delicate (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a freshwater species.

Created: 11 August 2009 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 20 May 2017

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