Chroococcus turgidus (Kützing) Nägeli 1849

Chroococcus turgidus (Kützing) Nägeli

Current name: Chroococcus turgidus (Kützing) Nägeli
Roundstone Bog, Connemara, Co. Galway, Ireland. In bogpool - 17 September 2005. Fabio Rindi (

Publication Details
Chroococcus turgidus (Kützing) Nägeli 1849: 46

Published in: Nägeli, C. (1849). Gattungen einzelliger Algen, physiologisch und systematisch bearbeitet. Neue Denkschriften der Allg. Schweizerischen Gesellschaft für die Gesammten Naturwissenschaften 10(7): i-viii, 1-139, pls I-VIII.

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Publication date: before July 1849

Type Species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Chroococcus is Chroococcus rufescens (Kützing) Nägeli.

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

Protococcus turgidus Kützing

Type Information
Type locality: ‘"Zwischen Oscillarieen und Lyngbyeen’" [Freidburg im Breisgau, Baden-Württemberg, Germany fide Drouet & Daily, 1956: 70]); (Silva & al. 1996: 13) Holotype: L; (Index Nominum Algarum)

General Environment
This is a freshwater species.

Created: 03 August 2000 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 30 August 2019

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 30 August 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 21 March 2023

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