Gloeocapsa magma (Brébisson) Kützing 1847

Gloeocapsopsis magma (Brébisson) Komárek & Anagnostidis ex Komárek

Current name: Gloeocapsopsis magma (Brébisson) Komárek & Anagnostidis ex Komárek
Collected by Oliver Moore, NW Scotland, on gneiss. - 18 July 2011. C.F.Carter ( C.F.Carter (

Publication Details
Gloeocapsa magma (Brébisson) Kützing 1847: 17

Published in: Kützing, F.T. (1847). Diagnosen und Bemerkungen zu neuen oder kritischen Algen. Botanische Zeitung 5: 1-5, 22-25, 33-38, 52-55, 164-167, 177-180, 193-198, 219-223.

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Type Species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Gloeocapsa is Gloeocapsa atrata Kützing.

Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Gloeocapsopsis magma (Brébisson) Komárek & Anagnostidis ex Komárek.

Protococcus magma Brébisson

General Environment
This is a freshwater species.

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

Last updated: 18 May 2020

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 18 May 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 14 July 2024

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