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Chlorococcum gigas (Kützing) Grunow

Publication details
Chlorococcum gigas (Kützing) Grunow in Rabenhorst 1868: 59

Published in: Rabenhorst, L. (1868). Flora europaea algarum aquae dulcis et submarinae. Sectio III. Algae chlorophyllophyceas, melanophyceas et rhodophyceas complectens. pp. i-xx, 1-461, 51 figs. Lipsiae [Leipzig]: Apud Eduardum Kummerum.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Chlorococcum is Chlorococcum infusionum (Schrank) Meneghini.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Gloeocystis gigas (Kützing) Lagerheim

Basionym
Protococcus gigas Kützing

Origin of species name
Noun (Latin), A giant (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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.

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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 12 December 2019.

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