Aegagropila canescens Kjellmann 1898
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.
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: 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.
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