Palmella hyalina Lyngbye 1819
Palmella hyalina Lyngbye 1819: 204, pl. 69C
Published in: Lyngbye, H.C. (1819). Tentamen hydrophytologiae danicae continens omnia hydrophyta cryptogama Daniae, Holsatiae, Faeroae, Islandiae, Groenlandiae hucusque cognita, systematice disposita, descripta et iconibus illustrata, adjectis simul speciebus norvegicis. pp. [i]-xxxii, -248, 70 pls. Hafniae [Copenhagen]: typis Schultzianis, in commissis Librariae Gyldendaliae.
This is the type species (lectotype) of the genus Palmella.
Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Aphanocapsa hyalina (Lyngbye) Hansgirg.
Type locality: "Habitat in aqua dulci leiter fluenti pr[ope] Thorshavn Faeroae" [Faroe Islands]; (Lyngbye 1819: 204)
Origin of Species Name
Adjective A (Latin), glassy, hyaline, glassy-green.
This is a freshwater species.
Created: 11 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry.
Last updated: 21 December 2022
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 21 December 2022. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 23 March 2023