Protococcus tectorum Kützing 1845

Publication Details
Protococcus tectorum Kützing 1845: 4, pl. 3:

Published in: Kützing, F.T. (1845). Phycologia germanica, d. i. Deutschlands Algen in bündigen Beschreibungen. Nebst einer Anleitung zum Untersuchen und Bestimmen dieser Gewächse für Anfänger. pp. [i]-x, [1]-340 ['240']. Nordhausen: zu finden bei Wilh. Köhne.

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Type Species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Protococcus is Protococcus kermesinus (Wrangel) C.Agardh.

Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Chondria hypnoides Børgesen.

Origin of Species Name
Noun (plural possessive) (Latin), of roofs (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a freshwater species.

Created: 06 January 2019 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 06 January 2019

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 06 January 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 26 September 2022

 
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