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Characium curvatum G.M.Smith

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Viridiplantae
Infrakingdom Chlorophyta infrakingdom
Phylum Chlorophyta
Subphylum Chlorophytina
Class Chlorophyceae
Order Sphaeropleales
Family Characiaceae
Genus Characium

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Characium curvatum G.M.Smith
North Cascades, Washington, USA; Highwood Lake, 1000x, DIC. 27 Sep 2012. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun.

Characium curvatum G.M.Smith
North Cascades, Washington, USA; Highwood Lake, 1000x, DIC. 13 Sep 2012. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun.

Characium curvatum G.M.Smith
North Cascades, Washington, USA; Highwood Lake, 1000x, DIC. 22 Aug 2012. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun.

Characium curvatum G.M.Smith
North Cascades, Washington, USA; Highwood Lake, 1000x, DIC. 22 Aug 2012. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun.

 

Delesseria sinuosa f. quercifolius (Turner) Kjellman

Characiopsis curvata (G.M.Smith) Skuja North Cascades, Washington, USA; Highwood Lake, 1000x, DIC
© Karl Bruun

Publication details
Characium curvatum G.M.Smith 1918: 641, pl. XI [11]: figs 6-13

Published in: Smith, G.M. (1918). A second list of algae found in Wisconsin lakes. Transactions of the Wisconsin Acadademy of Science, Arts and Letters 19: 614-654.
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Characium is Characium sieboldii A.Braun.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), curved (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Type information
Type locality: various Wisconsin lakes (Silva 1996-to date). Type: epiphytic on Coelosphaerium, Dictyosphaerium and Phaeococcus. (Silva 1996-to date

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Key references
Hussain, F., Leghari, M.K., Ahmad, H., Shah, S.Z. & Saleem, M. (2010). Qualitative and quantitative diversity of unicellular green algal species from various localities of Peshawar Valley. Int. J. Phycol. Phycochem. 6(2): 81-88.

Komárek, J. & Fott, B. (1983). Chlorophyceae (Grünalgen) Ordnung: Chlorococcales. Das Phytoplankton des Süsswassers. In: Das Phytoplankton des Süsswassers (Die Binnengewässer) XVI. (Huber-Pestalozzi, G. Eds), pp. [1]-x, [1]-1044. Stuttgart: E. Schweizerbart'sche Verlangbuchhandlung (Nägele u. Obermiller).

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