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Aegagropila muscoides (Meneghini ex Kützing) Kützing

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

Basionym
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).

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

General environment
This is a freshwater 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
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.

Created: 18 April 2003 by Elizabeth Moran

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 13 December 2019.

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