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Gloeococcus schroeteri (Chodat) Lemmermann

Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Viridiplantae
Infrakingdom Chlorophyta infrakingdom
Phylum Chlorophyta
Subphylum Chlorophytina
Class Chlorophyceae
Order Chlamydomonadales
Family Palmellopsidaceae
Genus Gloeococcus


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Gloeococcus schroeteri (Chodat) Lemmermann
Silverdale, Washington, USA; Clear Creek trail pond, 1000x, DIC. 31 Oct 2009. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net).

Gloeococcus schroeteri (Chodat) Lemmermann
Bremerton, Washington, USA; Kitsap Lake, Lugol's, 400x, DIC. 16 May 2009. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net).

Gloeococcus schroeteri (Chodat) Lemmermann
Spanaway, Washington, USA; Spanaway Lake, 1000x, DIC. 16 May 2009. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net).


Callithamnion repens (Dillwyn) Lyngbye

Sphaerocystis schroeteri Chodat Spanaway, Washington, USA; Spanaway Lake, 1000x, DIC
© Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net)

Publication details
Gloeococcus schroeteri (Chodat) Lemmermann 1915: 31

Published in: Lemmermann, E. (1915). Tetrasporales. In: Die Süsswasser-Flora Deutschlands, Österreichs und der Schweiz. Heft 5. (Pascher, A. Eds), pp. 21-51. Jena:

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Gloeococcus is Gloeococcus minor A.Braun.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Sphaerocystis schroeteri Chodat

Sphaerocystis schroeteri Chodat

Type information
Syntype localities: "Assez répandu dans les lacs de Genève, d'Annecy, d'Aiguebelette, de Lucerne (Bachmann), de Zurich (Schroeter)." (Chodat 1897: 119).

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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Key references
Cambra Sánchez, J., Álvarez Cobelas, M. & Aboal Sanjurjo, M. (1998). Lista florística y bibliográfica de los clorófitos (Chlorophyta) de la Península Ibérica, Islas Baleares e Islas Canarias. pp. 1-614. Burgos: Asociación Española de Limnología.

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 18 January 2020.

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