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Prolifera rivularis (Linnaeus) Vaucher 1803

Publication details
Prolifera rivularis (Linnaeus) Vaucher 1803: 129

Published in: Vaucher, J.-P. [É.] (1803). Histoire des conferves d'eau douce. Contenant leurs différens modes de reproduction, et la description de leurs principales espèces, suivie de l'histoire des trémelles et des ulves d'eau douce. pp. [i]-xv, [1]-285 [2], pls I-XVII plates. Genève [Geneva]: chez J.J. Paschoud, Libraire.
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Type species
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Prolifera.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Cladophora rivularis (Linnaeus) Kuntze

Basionym
Conferva rivularis Linnaeus

Type information
Type locality: Europe (Silva & al. 1996: 779).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), found growing beside brooks.

Synonym(s)
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.

Source of current name
Hoek, C. van den (1963). Revision of the European species of Cladophora. pp. [i]-vii, [1]-248, 1 fig., 55 pls, 18 maps. Leiden: E.J. Brill.

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