Haematococcus lacustris (Girod-Chantrans) Rostafinski 1875

Haematococcus lacustris (Girod-Chantrans) Rostafinski

Current name: Haematococcus lacustris (Girod-Chantrans) Rostafinski
Resting stage, birdbath, Northampton, UK, BF image. - 04 June 2012. C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com)

Publication Details
Haematococcus lacustris (Girod-Chantrans) Rostafinski 1875: 139, 140

Published in: Rostafinski, J. (1875). Quelques mots sur l'Haematococcus lacustris et sur les bases d'une classification naturelle des algues Chlorosporées. Mémoires de la Société nationale des Sciences Naturelles de Cherbourg 19: 137-154.

Type Species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Haematococcus is Haematococcus pluvialis Flotow.

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

Basionym
Volvox lacustris Girod-Chantrans

Type Information
Type locality: "Conferva, no. 2109. Haller, hist. pl. helv.... assez commune dan les eaux stagnantes" [Switzerland]; (Girod-Chantrans 1802: 54) Notes: "Lectotype (designated here): [illustration in] Girod-Chantrans, Rech. Conferves: pl. 8, fig. 17??. 1802; Epitype (designated here): Cryopreserved strain NIES-50009." (Nakada & Ota 2016: 345). The refrence to Haller is of a polynomial Conferva pollinea purpurea aquae innatans (Haller 1769: 191, no. 2109).

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

General Environment
This is a freshwater species.

Created: 15 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 24 July 2018

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 24 July 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 15 July 2024

 
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