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Chroococcus prescottii Drouet & Daily 1942

Publication details
Chroococcus prescottii Drouet & Daily in Drouet 1942: 127, pl. I: fig. 2 (as 'Prescottii' )

Published in: Drouet, F. (1942). Studies in Myxophyceae. I. Publications of the Field Museum of Natural History, Botanical Series 20(6): 123-141, 19 figs, 3 plates.
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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.

Eponomy
"Named in honor of Professor Gerald W. Prescott of Albion College."

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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Key references
Chu, H.J. (1991). Flora algarum sinicarum aquae dulcis Tomus II Chroococcophyceae. pp. [i-vi], i-vi, 1-161, 42 pls. Beijing: Science Press.

Komárek, J. & Anagnostidis, K. (1999). Cyanoprokaryota. 1. Chroococcales. In: Süßwasserflora von Mitteleuropa. Begründet von A. Pascher. Band 19/1. (Ettl, H., Gärtner, G., Heynig, H. & Mollenhauer, D. Eds), pp. 1-548. Heidelberg & Berlin: Spektrum, Akademischer Verlag.

Park, J.-G. (2012). Algal flora of Korea. Volume 5, Number 2 Cyanophyta: Cyanophyceae: Chroococcales, Oscillatoriales. Freshwater Cyanoprokaryota II. pp. [1-6], 1-108, figs 1-56. Incheon: National Institute of Biological Resources.

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