Snowella lacustris (Chodat) Komárek & Hindák 1988

Snowella lacustris (Chodat) Komárek & Hindák

Current name: Snowella lacustris (Chodat) Komárek & Hindák
Showing stalks. Collected by Sarah Lambert, Orton Pits, Peterborough - 19 September 2012. C.F.Carter (

Publication Details
Snowella lacustris (Chodat) Komárek & Hindák 1988: 212

Published in: Komárek, J. & Hindák, F. (1988). Taxonomic review of natural populations of the cyanophytes from the Gomphosphaeria-complex. Algological Studies/Archiv für Hydrobiologie, Supplement Volumes 50-53: 203-225.

Type Species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Snowella is Snowella rosea (J.W.Snow) Elenkin.

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

Gomphosphaeria lacustris Chodat

Type Information
Syntype localities: "...j'ai trouvé cette algue dans les lacs suivants : Aiguebelette, Paladru, Bourget, Annecy, Joux, Neuchâtel, Bienne, Morat, Majeur, Genève, soit dans dix lacs au moins" [Feance and Switzerland]; (Chodat 1898: 185)

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), inhabiting lakes (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a freshwater species.

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

Last updated: 10 July 2014

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 10 July 2014. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 21 May 2024

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