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Chlamydomonas maculata Playfair 1918

Publication details
Chlamydomonas maculata Playfair 1918: 518, pl. LV: figs 16-17

Published in: Playfair, G.I. (1918). New and rare freshwater algae. Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales 43: 497-543, pls LIV-LVII.
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Publication date: 18 Dec. 1918 [INA]

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Chlamydomonas is Chlamydomonas reinhardtii P.A.Dangeard.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Chloromonas eumaculata P.C.Silva

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), spotted, blotched (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Type information
Lismore, [New South Wales]Sept. 1916- May 1917; Sept 21 1917 to Feb 10 1918; Swampy pool.

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Source of current name
Silva, P.C. (1972). Remarks on algal nomenclature. V. Taxon 21: 199-205.

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Verified by: 31 July 2020 by Roberta Cowan

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Roberta Cowan in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 20 September 2020.

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