Bicosoeca lacustris H.J.Clark 1867
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].
Publication date: November
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 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).
This is a freshwater species.
Created: 06 September 2002 by Olivia Fitzgerald.
Last updated: 31 March 2020
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 31 March 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 01 April 2023