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Prasiococcus calcarius (J.B.Petersen) Vischer 1953

Publication details
Prasiococcus calcarius (J.B.Petersen) Vischer 1953: 181

Published in: Vischer, W. (1953). Über primitivste Landpflanzen. Berichte der Schweizerischen Botanischen Gesellschaft 63: 169-193.

Type species
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Prasiococcus.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Pleurococcus calcarius J.B.Petersen

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Pleurococcus calcarius J.B.Petersen 1915

General environment
This is a terrestrial species.

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Key references
Kapustin, D.O. (2015 '2014'). Chlorophyta. In: Algae of Ukraine: diversity, nomenclature, taxonomy, ecology and geography. Volume 4: Charophyta. (Tsarenko, P.M., Wasser, S.P. & Nevo, E. Eds), pp. 508-512. Ruggell: Koeltz Scientific Books.

Lin, C.-S., Lin, Y.-H. & Wu, J.-T. (2012). Biodiversity of the epiphyllous algae in a Chamaecyparis forest of northern Taiwan. Botanical Studies 53: 489-499.

Mathieson, A.C. & Dawes, C.J. (2017). Seaweeds of the Northwest Atlantic. pp. [i]-x, 1-798, CIX pls. Amherst & Boston: University of Massachusetts Press.

Mikhailyuk, T.I. (2013). [New for the flora of Ukraine and rare green and streptophycean algae from terrestrial habitats] . 70(5): 655-663. [in Ukrainian]

Rindi, F., McIvor, L., Sherwood, A.R., Friedl, T., Guiry, M.D. & Sheath, R.G. (2007). Molecular phylogeny of the green algal order Prasiolales (Trebouxiophyceae, Chlorophyta). Journal of Phycology 43: 811-822.

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Belcher, J.H. (1969). Prasiococcus calcarius (Boye Petersen) Vischer in the South Sandwich Islands. British Phycological Journal 4: 119-120, 1 fig.

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 27 July 2021.

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