Desmococcus vulgaris F.Brand, nom. illeg.
Desmococcus vulgaris F.Brand in F.Brand & Stockmayer 1925: 344, nom. illeg.
Published in: Brand, F. & Stockmayer, S. (1925). Analyse der aerophilen Grünalgenanflüge, insbesondere der proto- pleurococcoiden Formen. Archiv für Protistenkunde 52: 265-355.
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Desmococcus.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Desmococcus olivaceus (Persoon ex Acharius) J.R.Laundon
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), common, general, ordinary (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
No habitat entry has yet been made for this entity.
Source of current name
John, D.M. (2002). Orders Chaetophorales, Klebshormidiales, Microsporales, Ulotrichales. In: The Freshwater Algal Flora of the British Isles. An identification guide to freshwater and terrestrial algae. (John, D.M., Whitton, B.A. & Brook, A.J. Eds), pp. 433-468. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
Created: 26 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 21 December 2011 by M.D. Guiry
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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 20 January 2020.