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Pleurococcus vulgaris Nägeli 1849

Publication details
Pleurococcus vulgaris Nägeli 1849

Published in: Nägeli, C. (1849). Gattungen einzelliger Algen, physiologisch und systematisch bearbeitet. Neue Denkschriften der Allg. Schweizerischen Gesellschaft für die Gesammten Naturwissenschaften 10(7): i-viii, 1-139, pls I-VIII.
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Publication date: before July 1849

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Pleurococcus is Pleurococcus vulgaris Meneghini.

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).

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

General environment
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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.

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