Prasiola glacialis M.B.J.Moniz, Rindi, Novis, Broady & Guiry 2012

Publication Details
Prasiola glacialis M.B.J.Moniz, Rindi, Novis, Broady & Guiry 2012: 951, figs 4 g, h, 5 a, b, c

Published in: Moniz, M.B.J., Rindi, F., Novis, P.M., Broady, P.A. & Guiry, M.D. (2012). Molecular phylogeny of Antarctic Prasiola (Prasiolales, Trebouxiophyceae) reveals extensive cryptic diversity. Journal of Phycology 48(4): 940-955.

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Publication date: 2012

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
Holotype locality: Garwood Valley, McMurdo Dry Valleys, Antarctica; (Moniz et al. 2012: 951) Holotype (Fig. 4g): Paul Broady; 2 January 1987; in a small stream fed by melt from an upslope, ice field; growing intermingled with Nostoc commune colonies; GALW; 015715 (Moniz et al. 2012: 951)

Origin of Species Name
Adjective B (Latin), icy, frozen, or glacial; also meaning, growing in icy-cold regions.

General Environment
This is a freshwater species.

Created: 28 September 2012 by G.M. Guiry.

Last updated: 27 June 2013

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Salvador Valenzuela Miranda in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 27 June 2013. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 01 October 2023

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