Characium curvatum G.M.Smith
Characiopsis curvata (G.M.Smith) Skuja North Cascades, Washington, USA; Highwood Lake, 1000x, DIC
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Characium curvatum G.M.Smith 1918: 641, pl. XI : 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.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), curved (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a freshwater species.
Type locality: various Wisconsin lakes (Silva 1996-to date). Type: epiphytic on Coelosphaerium, Dictyosphaerium and Phaeococcus. (Silva 1996-to date
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. -x, -1044. Stuttgart: E. Schweizerbart'sche Verlangbuchhandlung (Nägele u. Obermiller).
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