Pleurococcus lobatus Chodat 1902

Apatococcus lobatus (Chodat) J.B.Petersen

Current name: Apatococcus lobatus (Chodat) J.B.Petersen
Bainbridge Island, Washington, USA; Rhododendron leaf, 1000x, DIC - 05 April 2009. Karl Bruun (

Publication Details
Pleurococcus lobatus Chodat 1902: 284, fig. 199

Published in: Chodat, R. (1902). Algues vertes de la Suisse. Pleurococcoïdes - Chroolépoïdes Beiträge Kryptogamenflora der Schweiz. Band I, Heft 3.. pp. i-xii, 1-373. Berne: Druck und Verlag von K-J. Wyss, Libraire-Éditeur.

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Type Species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Pleurococcus is Pleurococcus vulgaris (Greville) Meneghini.

Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Apatococcus lobatus (Chodat) J.B.Petersen.

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), lobed.

Created: 01 May 2002 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 28 March 2005

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Fabio Rindi in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 28 March 2005. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 23 July 2024

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