Aegagropila muscoides (Meneghini ex Kützing) Kützing 1854

Publication Details
Aegagropila muscoides (Meneghini ex Kützing) Kützing 1854: 13, pl. 59: fig. 2

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 Aegagropila linnaei Kützing.

Cladophora muscoides Meneghini ex Kützing

Type Information
Type locality: "In aquis horti Patavini" [Padua, Italy]; (Kützing 1849: 414)

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), resembling a moss (Neal 1993).

General Environment
This is a freshwater species.

Created: 18 April 2003 by Elizabeth Moran.

Last updated: 08 March 2018

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 08 March 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 31 March 2023

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