Bicosoeca lacustris H.J.Clark 1867

Publication Details
Bicosoeca lacustris H.J.Clark 1867: 311, pl. IX/9: fig. 33, 33a, 33b, 33c

Published in: Clark, H.J. (1868). On the Spongiae Ciliatae as Infusoria Flagellata; or, observations on the structure, animality, and relationship of Leucosolenia botryoides, Bowerbank. Memoirs of the Boston Natural History Society 1(III): 305-340, pls 9, 10 [also as IX and X].

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Publication date: November

Type Species
This is the type species (lectotype) of the genus Bicosoeca.

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

Type Information
Type locality: No locality. "This species lives in quiet streams and lakes, attached to filamentous Algae, and is quite common, especially on old specimens of Zygnema."; (Clark 1868: 311)

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), inhabiting lakes (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a freshwater species.

Created: 06 September 2002 by Olivia Fitzgerald.

Last updated: 31 March 2020

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