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Tetraspora lacustris Lemmermann 1898

Publication details
Tetraspora lacustris Lemmermann 1898: 152, no fig.

Published in: Lemmermann, E. (1898). Beiträge zur Kenntniss der Planktonalgen. II. Beschreibung neuer Formen. Botanisches Centralblatt 76: 150-156.
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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 Pseudosphaerocystis lacustris (Lemmermann) Nováková

Type information
Type locality: "Comer-See" [Lake Como, Northern Italy] (Lemmermann 1898: 152).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), inhabiting lakes (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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Source of current name
Nováková, M. (1965). Über den richtigen Namen für Gemellicystis neglecta Teiling 1946. Revue Algologique, Nouvelle Série 8: 63-64.

Key references
Hirose, H., Yamagishi, T. & Akiyama, M. (1977). Illustrations of the Japanese fresh-water algae. pp. [8 col. pls], [1]-933, 244 pls in text. Tokyo: Uchida Rokakuho Publishing Co., Ltd. [in Japanese]

Korshikov, A.A. (1953). Viznachnik prisnovodnihk vodorostey Ukrainsykoi RSR [Vyp] V. Pidklas Protokokovi (Protococcineae). Bakuol'ni (Vacuolales) ta Protokokovi (Protococcales) [The Freshwater Algae of the Ukrainian SSR. V. Sub-Class Protococcineae. Vacuolales and Protococcales]. pp. 1-439. Kyjv [Kiev]: Akad. NAUK URSR.

Prescott, G.W. (1962). Algae of the Western Great Lakes area. With an illustrated key to the genera of desmids and freshwater diatoms. Revised [Second] edition. pp. [i]-xiii, 1-977. Dubuque, Iowa: Wm. C. Brown Company Publishers 135 South Locust Street.

Skuja, H. (1956). Taxonomische und biologische Studien über das Phytoplankton schwedischer Binnengewässer. Nova Acta Regiae Societatis Scientiarum Upsaliensis, Series IV 16(3): 1-404, + 63 pls.

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