Palmella grevillei Berkeley 1832

Aphanocapsa grevillei (Berkeley) Rabenhorst

Current name: Aphanocapsa grevillei (Berkeley) Rabenhorst
prox. Castor Hanglands, Northamptonshire (VC32), UK. Collected by Rachel Carter. - 29 September 2011. C.F.Carter (

Publication Details
Palmella grevillei Berkeley 1832: 16, pl. 5: fig. 1 (as 'Grevillei')

Published in: Berkeley, M.J. (1832). Gleanings of British algae; being an appendix to the supplement to English Botany. , pls 5-8. London: C.E. Sowerby.

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Publication date: 1 September 1832

Type Species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Palmella is Palmella hyalina Lyngbye.

Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Aphanocapsa grevillei (Berkeley) Rabenhorst.

Type Information
Type locality: "...on wet rabit-dung upon a grassy ant-hill ... at Wansford, Northamptonshire." [England]; (Berkeley 1832: 16)

General Environment
This is a freshwater species.

Created: 13 March 2006 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 23 May 2014

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 23 May 2014. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 10 December 2023

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