163,851 species and infraspecific names are in the database, 22,783 images, 63,080 bibliographic items, 481,368 distributional records.

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.
 Download PDF

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.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Tetraspora lacustris Lemmermann)
Europe: Ireland (Adams 1908), Russia (Europe) (Fenchel & al. 1995, Patova & Demina 2007), Slovakia (Hindák & Hindáková 2016), Sweden (Skuja 1948, Skuja 1956).

North America: Laurentian Great Lakes (Prescott 1962), Tennessee (Johansen & al. 2007).

South America: Argentina (Tell 1985), Brazil (Bicudo & Ventrice 1968).

South-west Asia: India (Gupta 2012).

Asia: China (Hu & Wei 2006, Liu & Hu & al. 2012), Japan (Hirose, Yamagishi & Akiyama 1977), Russia (Far East) (Medvedeva & Nikulina 2014).

Australia and New Zealand: Victoria (Day & al. 1995 , Day & al. 1995).

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.

Created: 15 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 19 March 2021 by M.D. Guiry

Accesses: This record has been accessed by users 642 times since it was created.

Verification of data
Users are responsible for verifying the accuracy of information before use, as noted on the website Content page.

Linking to this page: http://www.algaebase.org/search/species/detail/?species_id=36278

Citing AlgaeBase
Cite this record as:
M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 19 October 2021.

SITE © 1996 - 2021 M.D. Guiry. All rights reserved.

Website Design : 249 Design Studio