Mougeotia viridis (Kützing) Wittrock 1872

Mougeotia viridis (Kützing) Wittrock

Current name: Mougeotia viridis (Kützing) Wittrock
Zygospore side view showing filament entry in apical view. Keston Bog, London, collected by David John - 27 March 2009. C.F.Carter (

Publication Details
Mougeotia viridis (Kützing) Wittrock 1872: 39

Published in: Wittrock, V.B. (1872). Om Gotlands och Ölands sötvattens-alger. Bihang till Kongliga Svenska Vetenskaps-Akademiens Handlingar 1(1): 1-72.

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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.

Staurospermum viride Kützing

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

General Environment
This is a freshwater species.

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

Last updated: 26 July 2018

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 26 July 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 11 December 2023

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