Gloeotila tectorum Kützing 1849

Binuclearia tectorum (Kützing) Beger ex Wichmann

Current name: Binuclearia tectorum (Kützing) Beger ex Wichmann
Brecon area, South Wales, UK. - 12 July 2011. C.F.Carter (

Publication Details
Gloeotila tectorum Kützing 1849: 363

Published in: Kützing, F.T. (1849). Species algarum. pp. [i]-vi, [1]-922. Lipsiae [Leipzig]: F.A. Brockhaus.

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Publication date: 23-24 July 1849

Type Species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Gloeotila is Gloeotila oscillarina Kützing.

Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Binuclearia tectorum (Kützing) Beger ex Wichmann.

Type Information
Notes: "In tectis: Koch (No. 28)." No further type information.

Origin of Species Name
Noun (plural possessive) (Latin), of roofs (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a freshwater species.

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

Last updated: 15 March 2018

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 15 March 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 19 May 2024

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