Cladophora aegagropila (Linnaeus) Trevisan 1845

Cladophora aegagropila (Linnaeus) Trevisan

Cladophora aegagropila (Linnaeus) Trevisanmicroscope, freshwater aquarium, Galicia, Spain, 2012Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es)

Publication Details
Cladophora aegagropila (Linnaeus) Trevisan 1845: 19

Published in: Trevisan, V.B.A. (1845). Nomenclator algarum, ou collection des noms imposées aux plantes de la famille des algues. pp. 1-80. Padoue [Padua]: Imprimerie du Seminaire.

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Type Species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Cladophora is Cladophora oligoclona (Kützing) Kützing.

Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Aegagropila linnaei Kützing.

Basionym
Conferva aegagropila Linnaeus

Type Information
Syntype localities: "Habitus in Suecuae lacubus Dannemora, Stockholmiae" [Dannemorasjön Uppland; Stockholm; Sweden]; (Linnaeus 1753: 1168) Lectotype: LINN; 1277.49 (Hoek 1963: 51) Notes: Hoek does not specify a locality for the lectotype. Two specimens are present in LINN (1277.48 and 1277.49). The former is labelled in Linnaeus's handwriting "21" and the latter "21/globosa/*. Species plantarum no. 21 is Conferva agagropila [sic]. Dannemorasjön is a shallow eutrophic lake in Uppland, typical of Aegagropila habitat.

Origin of Species Name
Noun (Greek), a ball of hair or a concretion found in the stomach of the goat and other ruminants.

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 06 April 1996 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 06 March 2018

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 06 March 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 28 November 2022

 
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