Aegagropila canescens Kjellmann 1898

Publication Details
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.

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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.

Type Information
Isotype locality: Lake Mälaren [Sweden]; (Kjellman 1898: 23) Isotype: Kjellmann; 9/7/1897; UPS; (Hoek 1963: 52)

Origin of Species Name
Participle (Latin), becoming white; applied to plants covered with greyish-white pubescence.

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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