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Taxonomy Detail

Family Chlorellaceae

Chlorellaceae Brunnthaler, 1913: 86, 90.

Source: Silva, P.C. (1980). Names of classes and families of living algae: with special reference to their use in the Index Nominum Genericorum (Plantarum). Regnum Vegetabile 103: 1-156.

Original publication: Brunnthaler, J. (1913). Die systematische Gliederung der Protococcales (Chlorophyceae). Verh. K.K. Zool.-Bot. Ges. Wien 63: 76-91.

Taxonomic notes:

According to Kalina (1996), the Chlorellaceae contains three subfamilies: Chlorelloides (Chlorella vulgaris, Ch. kessleri, Ch. luteoviridis); Glaphyrelloideae Kalina 1996 (Glaphyrella (comprising Chlorella ellipsoidea, Ch. saccharophila, Ch. trebouxioides), Viridiella; Auxenochlorelloideae (Auxenochlorella).

Key References
Kalina, T. (1996). Glaphyrella, a new generic name, proposed for Chlorella saccharophila group (Chlorophyceae). European Journal of Phycology 31((suppl.)): 35, abstract 246.

Brunnthaler, J. (1913). Die systematische Gliederung der Protococcales (Chlorophyceae). Verh. K.K. Zool.-Bot. Ges. Wien 63: 76-91.

Silva, P.C. (1980). Names of classes and families of living algae: with special reference to their use in the Index Nominum Genericorum (Plantarum). Regnum Vegetabile 103: 1-156.

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

Adar, O., Kaplan-Levy, R.N. & Banet, G. (2016). High temperature Chlorellaceae (Chlorophyta) strains from the Syrian-African Rift Valley: the effect of salinity and temperature on growth, morphology and sporulation mode. European Journal of Phycology 51(4): 387-400.

Bock, C., Proschold, T. & Krienitz, L. (2010). Two new Dictyosphaerium-morphotype lineages of the Chlorellaceae (Trebouxiophyceae): Heynigia gen. nov. and Hindakia gen. nov.. European Journal Of Phycology 45(3): 267-277.

Broady, P.A. (1987). The morphology, distribution and ecology of Pseudococcomyxa simplex (Mainx Fott (Chlorophyta, Chlorellaceae), a widespread terrestrial Antarctic alga. Polar Biology 7: 25-30.

Calvo-Pérez Rodó, J.D. & Molinari-Novoa, E.A. (2015). A nomenclatural and cultural note on Chlorella peruviana G. Chacón and other species of the genus Chlorella Beij. (Chlorellales, Chlorellaceae). The Biologist (Lima) 13(1): 71-74.

Hanagata, N., Karube, I. & Chihara, M. (1996). Bark-inhabiting green algae in Japan (2) Chlorella ellipsoidea and Ch. luteoviridis (Chlorelloideae, Chlorellaceae, Chlorococcales). Journal of Japanese Botany 71(6): 310-316.

Hoshina, R. & Nakada, T. (2018). Carolibrandtia nom. nov. as a replacement name for Brandtia Hoshina (Chlorellaceae, Trebouxiophyceae) . Phycological Research 66(1): 82-83.

Hoshina, R. & Y. Fujiwara, (2013). Molecular characterization of Chlorella cultures of the National Institute for Environment Studies culture collection with description of Micractinium inermum sp. nov., Didymogenes sphaerica sp. nov. and Didymogenes soliella sp. nov. (Chlorellaceae, Trebouxiophyceae). Phycological Research 61(2): 124-132, 9 fig., 2 tables.

Hoshina, R., Iwataki, M. & Imamura, N. (2010). Chlorella variabilis and Micractinium reisseri sp. nov. (Chlorellaceae, Trebouxiophyceae): Redescription of the endosymbiotic green algae of Paramecium bursaria (Peniculia, Oligohymenophorea) in the 120th year. Phycological Research 58(3): 188-210.

Kalina, T. & Puncochárová, M. (1987). Taxonomy of the subfamily Scotiellocystoideae Fott 1976 (Chlorellaceae, Chlorophyceae). Algological Studies 45: 473-521.

Koreiviene, J. & Kasperoviciene, J. (2006). Chlorococcales (Chlorophyta) from water bodies of Lithuania (Chlorellaceae, Scenedesmaceae). Botanica Lithuanica 12(1): 39-56.

Krienitz, L., Bock, C., Kotut, K. & Pröschold, T. (2012). Genotypic diversity of Dictyosphaerium-morphospecies (Chlorellaceae, Trebouxiophyceae) in African inland waters, including the description of four new genera. Fottea 12(2): 231-253, 20 fig., 3 tables.

Krienitz, L., Bock, C., Luo, W. & Proschold, T. (2010). Polyphyletic origin of the Dictyosphaerium morphotype within Chlorellaceae (Trebouxiophyceae) (Note). Journal of Phycology 46(3): 559-563.

Pröschold, T., Bock, C. Luo, W. & Krienitz, L. (2010). Polyphyletic distribution of bristle formation in Chlorellaceae: Micractinium, Diacanthos, Didymogenes and Hegewaldia gen. nov. (Trebouxiophyceae, Chlorophyta). Phycological Research 58(1): 1-8.

Rifón-Lastra, A. & Noguerol-Seoane, A. (2001). Algunas Chlorellaceae nuevas o poco citadas para la Península Ibérica. Botanica Complutensis 25: 165-177.

Song, H., Liu, X., Hu, Y., Wang, Q., Long, J., Liu, G. & Hu, Z. (2018). Coronacoccus hengyangensis gen. et sp. nov., a new member of Chlorellaceae (Trebouxiophyceae, Chlorophyta) with radiococcacean morphology. Phycologia 57(4): 363-373.

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