Mougeotia parvula Hassall 1843

Mougeotia parvula Hassall

Current name: Mougeotia parvula Hassall
Zygospores within short conjugation tube. Malham Tarn, Yorkshire, UK. - 17 April 2011. C.F.Carter (

Publication Details
Mougeotia parvula Hassall 1843: 434

Published in: Hassall, A.H. (1843). Descriptions of British freshwater Confervae, mostly new, with observations on some of the genera. Annals and Magazine of Natural History, Series 1 11: 428-437.

Type Species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Mougeotia is Mougeotia genuflexa (Roth) C.Agardh.

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

Origin of Species Name
Adjective A (Latin), very small (Stearn 1983).

General Environment
This is a freshwater species.

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

Last updated: 27 February 2024

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 27 February 2024. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 16 July 2024

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