Aegagropila muscoides var. armeniaca Wittrock 1878
Aegagropila muscoides var. armeniaca Wittrock 1878: 70
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.
Isotype locality: Balls and cushions, from lake Tabiscur (Tabatskuri) (Armenian S.S.R.); (Hoek 1963: 52) Isotype: L; 910/188/391 (Hoek 1963: 52)
Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), resembling a moss (Neal 1993).
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. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 31 March 2023