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Pleurococcus viridis (C.Agardh) Rabenhorst 1863

Publication details
Pleurococcus viridis (C.Agardh) Rabenhorst 1863: 127

Published in: Rabenhorst, L. (1863). Kryptogamen-Flora von Sachsen, Ober-Lausitz, Thüringen und Nord-Böhmen, mit Berücksichtigung der benachbarten Länder: erste Abtheilung: Algen im weitesten Sinne, Leber und Laubmoose. pp. i-xx, 1-653, Un-numbered figs. Leipzig: Verlag von Eduard Kummer.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Pleurococcus is Pleurococcus vulgaris Meneghini.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Desmococcus olivaceus (Persoon ex Acharius) J.R.Laundon

Basionym
Protococcus viridis C.Agardh

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), green (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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Source of current name
Ettl, H. & Gärtner, G. (1995). Syllabus der Boden-, Luft- und Flechtenalgen. pp. i-vii, 1-721. Stuttgart: Gustav Fischer.

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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 27 September 2020.

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