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Tetraspora fuscescens A.Braun ex Kützing 1849

Publication details
Tetraspora fuscescens A.Braun ex Kützing 1849: 226

Published in: Kützing, F.T. (1849). Species algarum. pp. [i]-vi, [1]-922. Lipsiae [Leipzig]: F.A. Brockhaus.
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Publication date: 23-24 July 1849

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Tetraspora is Tetraspora gelatinosa (Vaucher) Desvaux.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Tetrasporopsis fuscescens (A.Braun ex Kützing) Lemmermann

Type information
Lectotype locality: Dreisam near Freiburg, county of Baden, Germany (Entwisle & Andersen 1990: 264, 266). Lectotype: A. Braun ; November 1846; oxbow lake. L (Kützing Herbarium) 0502-1 (Entwisle & Andersen 1990: 264, 266, fig. 12). Notes: In lacunis Badensibus invenit A. Braun 1847 No 4 (INA). See Graf (2020: [5]) for a DNA anaysis of a fragment of the letotype

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.

Source of current name
Kristiansen, J. & Preisig, H.R. (2001). Encyclopedia of Chrysophyte genera. Bibliotheca Phycologica 110: 1-260.

Key references
Entwisle, T.J. & Andersen, R.A. (1990). A re-examination of Tetrasporopsis (Chrysophyceae) and the description of Dermatochrysis gen. nov. (Chrysophyceae): a monostromatic alga lacking cell walls. Phycologia 29: 263-274.

Kristiansen, J. & Preisig, H.R. (2001). Encyclopedia of Chrysophyte genera. Bibliotheca Phycologica 110: 1-260.

Silva, P.C. (1996-to date). Index Nominum Algarum, University Herbarium, University of California, Berkeley http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/INA.html. Updated continuously. ..

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