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Pleurastrum photoheterotrophicum Metting, nom. inval. 1980

Publication details
Pleurastrum photoheterotrophicum Metting 1980: 300, figs 7, 12, nom. inval.

Published in: Metting, B. (1980). New species of green microalgae (Chlorophycophyta) from an eastern Washington silt loam. Phycologia 19(4): 296-306, 12 figs, 7 tables.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Pleurastrum is Pleurastrum insigne Chodat.

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

Type information
Whitman County, Washington, U.S.A. [Schumacher silt loam] (Metting 1980: 300).soil. BM 141 (Metting 1980: 300). Notes: Figs 7, 12.

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

Nomenclatural notes
Invalid: type not designated ("BM-172" is cited but the word 'type' is not used). - (15 Aug 2011) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a terrestrial species.

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Key references
Škaloud, P., Rindi, F., Boedeker, C. & Leliaert, F. (2018). Süßwasserflora von Mitteleuropa. Freshwater flora of central Europe. Bd 13. Chlorophyta: Ulvophyceae (Krienitz, L. ed.). pp. [i]-vii, [1]-288, 182 figs. Berlin: Springer Spektrum.

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 27 October 2021.

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