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Aegagropila cornea Kützing 1843

Publication details
Aegagropila cornea Kützing 1843: 273

Published in: Kützing, F.T. (1843). Phycologia generalis oder Anatomie, Physiologie und Systemkunde der Tange. Mit 80 farbig gedruckten Tafeln, gezeichnet und gravirt vom Verfasser. pp. [part 1]: [i]-xxxii, [1]-142, [part 2:] 143-458, 1, err.], pls 1-80. Leipzig: F.A. Brockhaus.
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Publication date: 14-16 Sep 1843

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Aegagropila is Aegagropila linnaei Kützing.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Acrocladus echinus (Biasoletto) Boedeker

Type information
Type locality: Venice (Hoek 1963: 47). Type: L 937/278/394 (Hoek 1963: 47).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), horny, hard and close-textured but not brittle (Stearn 1985).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.

Source of current name
Boedeker, C., Leliaert, F. & Zuccarello, G.C. (2016). Molecular phylogeny of the Cladophoraceae (Cladophorales, Ulvophyceae) with the resurrection of Acrocladus Nägeli and Willeella Børgesen, and the description of Lurbica gen. nov. and Pseudorhizoclonium gen. nov. Journal of Phycology 52(6): 905-928.

Key references
Hoek, C. van den (1963). Revision of the European species of Cladophora. pp. [i]-vii, [1]-248, 1 fig., 55 pls, 18 maps. Leiden: E.J. Brill.

Kützing, F.T. (1845). Phycologia germanica, d. i. Deutschlands Algen in bündigen Beschreibungen. Nebst einer Anleitung zum Untersuchen und Bestimmen dieser Gewächse für Anfänger. pp. [i]-x, [1]-340 ['240']. Nordhausen: zu finden bei Wilh. Köhne.

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