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Cladophora insignis (C.Agardh) Kützing 1845

Publication details
Cladophora insignis (C.Agardh) Kützing 1845: 217

Published in: Kützing, F.T. (1845). Phycologia germanica, d. i. Deutschlands Algen in bündigen Beschreibungen. Nebst einer Anleitung zum Untersuchen und Bestimmen dieser Gewächse für Anfänger. pp. [i]-x, [1]-340 ['240']. Nordhausen: zu finden bei Wilh. Köhne.
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Cladophora is Cladophora oligoclona (Kützing) Kützing.

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

Basionym
Conferva insignis C.Agardh

Type information
Type locality: in Weiner Garten in den bassins [Botanical gardens at Vienna] (Agardh 1827: 635). Type: Agardh (LD) n. 9998-10002 (Hoek 1963: 113).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), distinguished.

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

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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.

Key references
Hu, H. & Wei, Y. (2006). The freshwater algae of China. Systematics, taxonomy and ecology. pp. [4 pls of 16 figs], [i-iv], i-xv, 1-1023. China: www.sciencep.com.

Prescott, G.W. (1962). Algae of the Western Great Lakes area. With an illustrated key to the genera of desmids and freshwater diatoms. Revised [Second] edition. pp. [i]-xiii, 1-977. Dubuque, Iowa: Wm. C. Brown Company Publishers 135 South Locust Street.

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