Oligochaetophora simplex (G.S.West) G.S.West 1911

Publication Details
Oligochaetophora simplex (G.S.West) G.S.West 1911: 89

Published in: West, G.S. (1911). Algological notes II-IV. Journal of Botany, British and Foreign 49: 83-89.

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Type Species
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Oligochaetophora.

Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Chaetopeltis orbicularis Berthold.

Basionym
Polychaetophora simplex G.S.West

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), simple, undivided, unbranched, of one piece or series, not consisting of several distinct parts (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a freshwater species.

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

Last updated: 26 November 2019

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 26 November 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 22 April 2024

 
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