Crucigeniella truncata (G.M.Smith) Komárek 1974

Publication Details
Crucigeniella truncata (G.M.Smith) Komárek 1974: 38

Published in: Komárek, J. (1974). The morphology and taxonomy of crucigenoid algae (Scenedesmaceae, Chlorococcales). Archiv für Protistenkunde 116: 1-74.

Type Species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Crucigeniella is Crucigeniella lunaris Lemmermann.

Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Willea truncata (G.M.Smith) D.M.John, M.J.Wynne & P.M.Tsarenko.

Crucigenia truncata G.M.Smith

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), truncate, i.e., ending very abruptly as if cut straight across (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a freshwater species.

Created: 13 March 2006 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 26 November 2018

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 26 November 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 03 December 2022

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