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Trachelomonas africana Fritsch 1914

Publication details
Trachelomonas africana Fritsch 1914: 58, pl. I [1]: fig. 5

Published in: Fritsch, F.E. (1914). Contribution to our knowledge of the freshwater algae of Africa. I. Some freshwater algae of Madagascar. Annales de Biologie Lacustre 7: 1-83, 3 figs, 1 pl.

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Trachelomonas is Trachelomonas volvocina (Ehrenberg) Ehrenberg.

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

Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), of or pertaining to Africa.

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

Nomenclatural notes
Cited as "Trachelomonas africana (Fritsch) van Oye" by Oye (1927: 177) for some reason. - (20 Aug 2016) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Key references
Oye, P. van (1927). Le genre Trachelomonas au Congo Belge. Bulletin de la Société royale de botanique de Belgique 59: 164-184.

Starmach, K. (1983). Euglenophyta - Eugleniny Vol. 3 Flora s?odkowodna polski [Euglenophyta Volume 3 Freshwater fora of Poland]. pp. [1]-594. Warszawa: Panstwowe Wydawnictwo Naukowe. [in Polish]

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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 28 January 2021.

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