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Taxonomy Detail

Order Chlorodendrales

Chlorodendrales Melkonian, 1990: 600, 601.

Source: Adl, S.M., Simpson, A.G.B., Farmer, M.A., Andersen, R.A., Anderson, O.R., Barta, J.R., Bowser, S.S., Brugerolle, G., Fensome, R.A., Fredericq, S., James, T.Y., Karpov, S., Kugrens, P., Krug, J., Lane, C.E., Lewis, L.A., Lodge, J., Lynn, D.H., Mann, D.G., McCourt, R.M., Mendoza, L., Moestrup, Ø., Mozley-Standridge, S.E., Nerad, T.A., Shearer, C.A., Smirnov, A.V., Speigel, F.W. & Taylor, M.F.J.R. (2005). The new higher level classification of eukaryotes with emphasis on the taxonomy of protists. Journal of Eukaryotic Microbiology 52: 399-451.

Original publication: Melkonian, M. (1990). Phylum Chlorophyta: Class Prasinophyceae. In: Handbook of Protoctista. (Margulis, L., Corliss, J.O., Melkonian, M. & Chapman, D.J. Eds), pp. 600-607. Boston: Jones & Bartlett.

Description:
Pair of flagella, inserted in a flagellar pit; flagella beat in breast-stroke pattern; basal body rootlets structure in X2X2 configuration; with organic extracellular scales, outer layer of scales fused to form a theca; metacentric spindle collapses at telophase; nutrition by autotrophy and osmotrophy

Nomenclatural notes:

Invalid: lacking Latin diagnosis

Taxonomic notes:

Moestrup (1991: 131) includes the orders Mamiellales Moestrup 1984, CHLORODENDRALES Fritsch 1918 and Scourfieldiales Moestrup 1991 in the class Prasinophyceae sensu Moestrup et Throndsen 1988.

Key References
Adl, S.M., Simpson, A.G.B., Farmer, M.A., Andersen, R.A., Anderson, O.R., Barta, J.R., Bowser, S.S., Brugerolle, G., Fensome, R.A., Fredericq, S., James, T.Y., Karpov, S., Kugrens, P., Krug, J., Lane, C.E., Lewis, L.A., Lodge, J., Lynn, D.H., Mann, D.G., McCourt, R.M., Mendoza, L., Moestrup, Ø., Mozley-Standridge, S.E., Nerad, T.A., Shearer, C.A., Smirnov, A.V., Speigel, F.W. & Taylor, M.F.J.R. (2005). The new higher level classification of eukaryotes with emphasis on the taxonomy of protists. Journal of Eukaryotic Microbiology 52: 399-451.

Melkonian, M. (1990). Phylum Chlorophyta: Class Prasinophyceae. In: Handbook of Protoctista. (Margulis, L., Corliss, J.O., Melkonian, M. & Chapman, D.J. Eds), pp. 600-607. Boston: Jones & Bartlett.

Silva, P.C. (1996-to date). Index Nominum Algarum, University Herbarium, University of California, Berkeley http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/INA.html. Updated continuously. ..

References
(Please note: only references with the binomials in the title are included. The information is from the Literature database.)

Cui, Y., Zhao, J. & Qin, S. (2016). Transient expression of the enhanced green fluorescence protein (egfp) gene in Tetraselmis subcordiformis (Chlorodendrales, Chlorophyta) with three exogenous promoters. Phycologia 55(5): 564-567.

Iyengar, M.O.P. (1933). Ecballocystopsis indica gen. et sp. nov., a new member of Chlorodendrales. Annals of Botany 47: 21-25.

Marin, B., Hoef-Emden, K. & Melkonian, M. (1996). Light and electron microscope observations on Tetraselmis desikacharyi sp. nov. (Chlorodendrales, Chlorophyta). Nova Hedwigia 112: 461-475, 29 figs, 3 tables.

Prasad, A.K.S.K. (1985). Ecballocystopsis desikacharyi sp. nov. (Chlorodendrales, Chlorophyta) from India: structure and reproduction. Phycologia 24: 241-243, 13 figs, 1 table.

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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 21 September 2018.

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