Coccomyxa curvata P.A.Broady, nom. inval. 1983

Publication Details
Coccomyxa curvata P.A.Broady, nom. inval. 1983: 458, figs 46-53

Published in: Broady, P.A. (1983 '1982'). New records of chlorophycean micro-algae cultures from Antarctic terrestrial habitats. Nova Hedwigia 36: 445-484.

Publication date: 1983 [INA]

Type Species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Coccomyxa is Coccomyxa dispar Schmidle.

Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Neocystis curvata (P.A.Broady) I.Kostikov, T.Darienko, A.Lukesov√°, & L.Hoffmann.

Type Information
Type locality: Antarctica: Lichen Valley, Vestflod Hills; (Broady 1983: 498) Notes: Holotype culture deposited at Cambridge Culture Collection of Algae & Protozoa s.n. [INA].

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), curved (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a species.

Created: 20 January 2003 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 13 October 2020

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 13 October 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 14 August 2022

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