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Chlamydomonas opisthopyren Skuja

Publication details
Chlamydomonas opisthopyren Skuja 1956: 130, pl. 18: figs 26-29

Published in: Skuja, H. (1956). Taxonomische und biologische Studien über das Phytoplankton schwedischer Binnengewässer. Nova Acta Regiae Societatis Scientiarum Upsaliensis, Series 4 16(3): 1-404.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Chlamydomonas is Chlamydomonas reinhardtii P.A.Dangeard.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Microglena opisthopyren (Skuja) Demchenko, Mikhailyuk & Proschold

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

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Description
Emended description (Demchenko et al. 2012: 286).

Type information
Type locality: Sweden: Lushavet (Silva 1996-to date). Lectotype: Skuj 1956: pl. 18, fig. 26: strain SAG 8.87 (cryopreserved in liquid nitrogen) in the Sammlung von Algenkulturen, Univ. of Gottingen, Germany (epitype) (Demchenko et al. 2012: 286). Notes: ITS-2 DNA Barcode: Barcode J in Fig. E (Demchenko et al. 2012).

No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.

Source of current name
Demchenko, E, Mikhailyuk, T., Coleman, A.W. & Proschold, T. (2012). Generic and species concepts in Microglena (previously the Chlamydomonas monadina group) revised using an integrative approach. European Journal of Phycology 47(3): 264-290.

Key references
Ettl, H. (1976). Die Gattung Chlamydomonas Ehrenberg. Beihefte zur Nova Hedwigia 49: 1-1122, 67 figs, 168 pls.

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Verified by: 23 December 2015 by M.D. Guiry

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References
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Nakada, T. & Tomita, M. (2014). Light microscopy and phylogenetic analyses of Chlamydomonas species (Volvocales, Chlorophyceae). II. Molecular phylogeny, secondary structure of ITS-2, cell morphology, and nomenclature of Microglena opisthopyren, and M. media, comb. nov. Acta Phytotaxonomica et Geobotanica 65(2): 67-73, 2 figs.

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 22 April 2019.

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