Chroococcus niger Starmach 1934

Publication Details
Chroococcus niger Starmach 1934: 292, 296, fig. 72

Published in: Starmach, K. (1934). Dwa nowe gatunki sinic z Tatr. (Über zwei neue Cyanophyceen-Arten aus dem Tatra-Gebirge). Acta Soc. Bot. Poloniae 11(3): 287-297.

Type Species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Chroococcus is Chroococcus rufescens (Kützing) Nägeli.

Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Chamaesiphon niger (Starmach) Golubic.

Origin of Species Name
Adjective B (Latin), black, especially glossy black (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a species.

Created: 20 August 2002 by Elizabeth Moran.

Last updated: 22 July 2014

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 22 July 2014. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 28 September 2022

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