Lepraria olivacea Persoon ex Acharius
Desmococcus olivaceus (Persoon ex Acharius) J.R.Laundon Clare Island, Co. Mayo, Ireland
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Lepraria olivacea Persoon ex Acharius 1810: 666
Published in: Acharius, E. (1810). Lichenographia universalis. In qua Lichenes omnes detectos, adiectis observationibus et figuris horum vegetabilium naturam et organorum carpomorphorum structuram illustrantibus, ad genera, species, varietates differentiis et observationibus sollicite definitas. pp. [i]-viii, -696, XIV pls. Gottingae [Göttingen]: Apud Iust. Frid. Danckwerts.
The type species (holotype) of the genus Lepraria is .
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Desmococcus olivaceus (Persoon ex Acharius) J.R.Laundon
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
INA: "Lepraria olivacea Persoon, sec. spec. missum, ad corticem vetustam in Svecia, Gallia et Germania". - (28 Jun 2016) - M.D. Guiry
This is a freshwater/terrestrial species.
No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.
Source of current name
Laundon, J.R. (1985). Desmococcus olivaceus - the name of the common subaerial green alga. Taxon 34: 671-672.
Created: 26 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 28 June 2016 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 24 January 2020.