Vaucheria canalicularis (Linnaeus) T.A.Christensen 1968

Vaucheria canalicularis (Linnaeus) T.A.Christensen

Current name: Vaucheria canalicularis (Linnaeus) T.A.Christensen
Sample collected by Roy Merritt, Castle Station, Lancaster, UK. - 01 October 2008. C.F. Carter (

Publication Details
Vaucheria canalicularis (Linnaeus) T.A.Christensen 1968: 466, figs 7-11

Published in: Christensen, T. (1968). Vaucheria types in the Dillenian herbaria. British Phycological Bulletin 3: 463-469.

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Type Species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Vaucheria is Vaucheria disperma Candolle.

Status of Name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Conferva canalicularis Linnaeus

Type Information
Lectotype: OXF; (Hoek 1963: 223) Notes: Material of Conferva rivulorum capillacea, densissime congestis ramulis Dillenius at OXF has been selected as the lectotype by van den Hoek (1963: 223). The author considered that it represented a sterile Vaucheria.

General Environment
This is a freshwater species.

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

Last updated: 19 April 2022

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 19 April 2022. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 26 May 2024

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