Gomphosphaeria lacustris Chodat 1898

Snowella lacustris (Chodat) Komárek & Hindák

Current name: Snowella lacustris (Chodat) Komárek & Hindák
Showing stalks. Collected by Sarah Lambert, Orton Pits, Peterborough - 19 September 2012. C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com)

Publication Details
Gomphosphaeria lacustris Chodat 1898: 180, fig. 1

Published in: Chodat, R. (1898). Études de biologie lacustre. Bulletin de l'Herbier Boissier 6(2): 155-188.

Type Species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Gomphosphaeria is Gomphosphaeria aponina Kützing.

Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Snowella lacustris (Chodat) Komárek & Hindák.

Type Information
Syntype localities: "...j'ai trouvé cette algue dans les lacs suivants : Aiguebelette, Paladru, Bourget, Annecy, Joux, Neuchâtel, Bienne, Morat, Majeur, Genève, soit dans dix lacs au moins" [Feance and Switzerland]; (Chodat 1898: 185)

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), inhabiting lakes (Stearn 1983).

General Environment
This is a freshwatermarine species.

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

Last updated: 25 March 2024

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