Aegagropila canescens Kjellmann 1898: 23, fig. 1; pls 1-3
Published in: Kjellman, F.R. (1898). Zur Organographie und Systematik der Aegagropilen. Nova Acta Regiae Societatis Scientiarum Upsaliensis, Series 3, Sectio Medica et Historiae Naturalis 17(Art. II): 1-26, 3 text-figs, 4 pls.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Aegagropila linnaei Kützing
Origin of species name
Participle (Latin), becoming white; applied to plants covered with greyish-white pubescence.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a freshwater species.
Isotype locality: Lake Mälaren [Sweden] (Kjellman 1898: 23). Isotype: Kjellmann; 9/7/1897; UPS (Hoek 1963: 52).
Source of current name
Hoek, C. van den (1963). Revision of the European species of Cladophora. pp. [i]-vii, -248, 1 fig., 55 pls, 18 maps. Leiden: E.J. Brill.
Created: 18 April 2003 by Elizabeth Moran
Verified by: 08 March 2018 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 27 February 2020.