Chamaesiphon confervicola A.Braun 1864

Chamaesiphon confervicola A.Braun

Current name: Chamaesiphon confervicola A.Braun
Seattle, Washington, USA; ship canal, 400x, DIC - 28 March 2008. Karl Bruun (

Publication Details
Chamaesiphon confervicola A.Braun 1864: 177

Published in: Rabenhorst, L. (1864). Flora europaea algarum aquae dulcis et submarinae. Sectio I. Algas diatomaceas complectens, cum figuris generum omnium xylographice impressis. pp. 1-359. Lipsiae [Leipzig]: Apud Eduardum Kummerum.

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Publication date: Mar-Mai 1864

Type Species
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Chamaesiphon.

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

Type Information
Type: an Cladophora putealis; (INA 1996)

Origin of Species Name
Noun (Latin), based upon the old generic name Conferva & the Latin, colo (I inhabit).

General Environment
This is a freshwater species.

Created: 11 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 02 September 2019

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 02 September 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 19 July 2024

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