Trochiscia hystrix (Reinsch) Hansgirg 1888

Publication Details
Trochiscia hystrix (Reinsch) Hansgirg 1888: 129

Published in: Hansgirg, A. (1888). Ueber die Süsswasseralgen-Gattungen Trochiscia Ktz. (Acanthococcus Lagrh., Glochiococcus De-Toni) und Tetraëdron Ktz. (Astericium Corda, Polyedrium Näg., Cerasterias Reinsch). Hedwigia 27(5/6): 126-132.

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Acanthococcus hystrix Reinsch

Type Information
Type locality: Sud-Georgia; (Index Nominum Algarum)

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), porpucine-like, bristly or spiny (Neal 1993).

General Environment
This is a freshwater species.

Created: 11 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 05 May 2022

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 05 May 2022. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 23 May 2024

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