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Bracteacoccus cinnabarinus (Kol & F.Chodat) Starr

Publication details
Bracteacoccus cinnabarinus (Kol & F.Chodat) Starr 1955: 65

Published in: Starr, R.C. (1955). A comparative study of Chlorococcum meneghini and other spherical, zoospore-producing genera of the Chlorococcales. Indiana University Publications Science 20: 1-111.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Bracteacoccus is Bracteacoccus aggregatus Tereg.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Chromochloris zofingiensis (Dönz) Fucíková & L.A.Lewis

Chromochloris cinnabarina Kol & F.Chodat

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), cinnabar-red.

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.

Key references
Komárek, J. & Fott, B. (1983). Chlorophyceae (Grünalgen) Ordnung: Chlorococcales. Das Phytoplankton des Süsswassers. In: Das Phytoplankton des Süsswassers (Die Binnengewässer) XVI. (Huber-Pestalozzi, G. Eds), pp. [1]-x, [1]-1044. Stuttgart: E. Schweizerbart'sche Verlangbuchhandlung (Nägele u. Obermiller).

Created: 22 April 2003 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 14 September 2018 by M.D. Guiry

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Hornung, R.L., Hanzely, L. & Lynch, D.L. (1977). Occurrence of microbodies in the green alga Bracteacoccus cinnabarinus grown heterotrophically. Protoplasma 93: 135-145.

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