Stephanosphaera pluvialis Cohn 1852

Publication Details
Stephanosphaera pluvialis Cohn 1852: 88, pl. IV [4]

Published in: Cohn, F. (1852). Über eine Gattung aus der Familie Volvocineen. Zeitschrift für wissenschaftliche Zoologie 4: 77–-116, pl. VI: figs 1-21.

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

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

Type Information
Type locality: Hirschberg, near Grunau; in Regenwasser [Silesia, Germany]; (Cohn 1852: 88)

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), produced by rain.

General Environment
This is a freshwater species.

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

Last updated: 14 March 2020

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 14 March 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 17 August 2022

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