Chloromonas alpina Wille 1903: 122, pl. III; figs 24-34
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a taxonomic synonym of Chlamydomonas alpina (Wille) Playfair
Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), alpine, growing in the Alps or in the alpine zone of other mountains (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a Freshwater/Terrestrial species.
Distribution by country
Type locality: Gebirgspartie 'Rondane' zwischen 'Gudbrands' und 'Osterdalen' (Silva 1996-to date).
Detailed distribution with sources
(as Chloromonas alpina Wille)
Europe: Austria (Remias et al 2005).
Silva, P.C. (1996-to date). Index Nominum Algarum, University Herbarium, University of California, Berkeley http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/INA.html. Updated continuously. ..
SAG Cultures may be viewed at http://sagdb.uni-goettingen.de/showstrains.php?genus=Chloromonas&species=alpina
Cultures from the Scandinavian Culture Collection of Algae at the University of Copenhagen (SCCAP) and Protozoa may be viewed at http://www.sccap.dk/search/algaebase.asp?Genus=Chloromonas&Species=alpina
Created: 21 August 2006 by Wendy Guiry
Verified by: 03 August 2010 by Wendy Guiry
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Cite this record as:
Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2013. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 21 May 2013.
Algaebase taxon LSID: No taxonomy record found for this level.