Chlamydomonas alpina (Wille) Playfair 1918

Publication Details
Chlamydomonas alpina (Wille) Playfair 1918: 518

Published in: Playfair, G.I. (1918). New and rare freshwater algae. Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales 43: 497-543, pls LIV-LVII.

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Publication date: 18 Dec. 1918 [INA]

Type Species
The type species (type conserved) of the genus Chlamydomonas is Chlamydomonas reinhardtii P.A.Dangeard.

Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Chloromonas alpina Wille.

Chloromonas alpina Wille

Type Information
Type locality: Gebirgspartie 'Rondane' zwischen 'Gudbrands' und 'Osterdalen'; (Index Nominum Algarum)

Origin of Species Name
Adjective A (Latin), alpine, growing in the Alps or in the alpine zone of other mountains (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a freshwater species.

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

Last updated: 13 February 2019

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 13 February 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 02 March 2024

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