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Xenococcus violaceus Anand

Publication details
Xenococcus violaceus Anand 1937: 38, fig. 10

Published in: Anand, P.L. (1937). A taxonomic study of the algae of the British chalk-cliffs. Journal of Botany, British and Foreign 75(Suppl. II): 1-51.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Xenococcus is Xenococcus schousboei Thuret.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), violet, refers to the blue-red colours nearer blue (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: India (Komárek & Anagnostidis 1999: 433).

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.

Key references
Komárek, J. & Anagnostidis, K. (1999). Cyanoprokaryota. 1. Chroococcales. In: Süßwasserflora von Mitteleuropa. Begründet von A. Pascher. Band 19/1. (Ettl, H., Gärtner, G., Heynig, H. & Mollenhauer, D. Eds), pp. 1-548. Heidelberg & Berlin: Spektrum, Akademischer Verlag.

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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 29 February 2020.

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