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Taxonomy Detail

Family Ulotrichaceae

Ulotrichaceae Kützing, 1843: 179, 251.

Source: Škaloud, P., Rindi, F., Boedeker, C. & Leliaert, F. (2018). Süßwasserflora von Mitteleuropa. Freshwater flora of central Europe. Bd 13. Chlorophyta: Ulvophyceae (Krienitz, L. ed.). pp. [i]-vii, [1]-288, 182 figs. Berlin: Springer Spektrum.

Original publication: Kützing, F.T. (1843). Phycologia generalis oder Anatomie, Physiologie und Systemkunde der Tange. Mit 80 farbig gedruckten Tafeln, gezeichnet und gravirt vom Verfasser. pp. [part 1]: [i]-xxxii, [1]-142, [part 2:] 143-458, 1, err.], pls 1-80. Leipzig: F.A. Brockhaus.

Unbranched filaments, composed of cylindrical to barrel-shaped cells, usually wider than long. Chloroplast forms a single, girdle-shaped parietal band, encircling the cell circumference, usually containing several pyrenoids. Asexual reproduction by zoospores or filament fragmentation. Sexual reproduction involving a diplohaplontic, heteromorphic cell cycle, with filamentous gametophyte and sporophytic Codiolum stage. Fertilization isogamous.

Key References
Cormaci, M., Furnari, G., & Alongi, G. (2014). Flora marina bentonica del Mediterraneo: Chlorophyta. Bollettino dell'Accademia Gioenia di Scienze Naturali di Catania 47: 11-436.

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

Dias, I.C.A. & Bicudo, C.E.M. (2001). Chaetophoraceae, Microsporaceae, Schizomeridaceae and Ulotrichaceae from Biological Reserve of Poço das Antas, state of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Algological Studies 102: 73-91, 13 fig.

Farooqui, P.B. (1969). A note on the genus Chlorochytrium Fott (Ulotrichaceae). Preslia 41: 1-7.

Hanic, L.A. & Lindstrom, S.C. (2008). Life history and systematic studies of Pseudothrix borealis gen. et sp. nov. (=North Pacific Capsosiphon groenlandicus, Ulotrichaceae, Chlorophyta). Algae 23: 119-133.

Hodgetts, W.J. (1918). Uronema elongatum, a new freshwater member of the Ulotrichaceae. New Phytologist 17: 159-166.

Iyengar, M.O.P. & Philipose, M.T. (1956). Gloeotilopsis planctonica gen. et sp. nov., a new member of the Ulotrichaceae. Journal of the Indian Botanical Society 35: 365-370, 27 figs.

Ramón, G. & Moyà, G. (1984). Distribución estacional de Planctonema lauterbornii, (Ulotrichaceae) en dos embalses de aguas mineralizadas (Cúber y Gorg Blau, Mallorca). Limnética 1: 291-296.

Sorentino, C. (1985). Copper resistance in Hormidium fluitans (Gay) Heering (Ulotrichaceae, Chlorophyceae). Phycologia 24: 366-368, 2 tables.

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