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Saturnella saturnus (Steinecke) Fott

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Viridiplantae
Infrakingdom Chlorophyta infrakingdom
Phylum Chlorophyta
Subphylum Chlorophytina
Class Trebouxiophyceae
Order Chlorellales
Family Oocystaceae
Genus Saturnella

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Saturnella saturnus (Steinecke) Fott
Possible discarded mother-cell wall. Collected by Jeannie Beadle, Moor House NNR, Upper Teesdale, UK. 15 Apr 2014. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com) C.F.Carter (chris,carter'at'6cvw,freeuk.com C.F.Carter (chris.carter'at'6cvw,freeuk.com.

Saturnella saturnus (Steinecke) Fott
Collected by Jeannie Beadle, Moor House NNR, Upper Teesdale, UK. 15 Apr 2014. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com) C.F.Carter (chris,carter'at'6cvw,freeuk.com C.F.Carter (chris.carter'at'6cvw,freeuk.com.

Saturnella saturnus (Steinecke) Fott
Collected by Jeannie Beadle, Moor House NNR, Upper Teesdale, UK. 15 Apr 2014. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com) C.F.Carter (chris,carter'at'6cvw,freeuk.com C.F.Carter (chris.carter'at'6cvw,freeuk.com.

Saturnella saturnus (Steinecke) Fott
Collected by Jeannie Beadle, Moor House NNR, Upper Teesdale, UK. 15 Apr 2014. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com) C.F.Carter (chris,carter'at'6cvw,freeuk.com C.F.Carter (chris.carter'at'6cvw,freeuk.com.

Saturnella saturnus (Steinecke) Fott
Pair of cells showing rings. Collected by Jeannie Beadle, Moor House NNR, Upper Teesdale, UK. 15 Apr 2014. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com) C.F.Carter (chris,carter'at'6cvw,freeuk.com C.F.Carter (chris.carter'at'6cvw,freeuk.com.

Saturnella saturnus (Steinecke) Fott
Collected by Jeannie Beadle, Moor House NNR, Upper Teesdale, UK. 15 Apr 2014. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com) C.F.Carter (chris,carter'at'6cvw,freeuk.com C.F.Carter (chris.carter'at'6cvw,freeuk.com.

Saturnella saturnus (Steinecke) Fott
Collected by Jeannie Beadle, Moor House NNR, Upper Teesdale, UK. 15 Apr 2014. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com) C.F.Carter (chris,carter'at'6cvw,freeuk.com C.F.Carter (chris.carter'at'6cvw,freeuk.com.

Saturnella saturnus (Steinecke) Fott
Collected by Jeannie Beadle, Moor House NNR, Upper Teesdale, UK. 15 Apr 2014. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com) C.F.Carter (chris,carter'at'6cvw,freeuk.com C.F.Carter (chris.carter'at'6cvw,freeuk.com.

 

Oscillatoria limosa C.Agardh ex Gomont

Saturnella saturnus (Steinecke) Fott Collected by Jeannie Beadle, Moor House NNR, Upper Teesdale, UK
© C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com) C.F.Carter (chris,carter'at'6cvw,freeuk.com C.F.Carter (chris.carter'at'6cvw,freeuk.com

Publication details
Saturnella saturnus (Steinecke) Fott 1960: 275

Published in: Fott, B. (1960). Zur Kenntis der Gattung Saturnella (Chlorococcales). Nova Hedwigia 2: 273-278.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Saturnella is Saturnella elegans Mattauch & Pascher.

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

Basionym
Protococcus saturnus Steinecke

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Protococcus saturnus Steinecke 1916

Nomenclatural notes
"Saturnus" is a noun in apposition and remains masculine. - (3 Apr 2014) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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Key references
Beadle, J. (2015). When Saturn fell to Earth: an algal genus new to the British Isles found in peatland pools. The Phycologist 89: 19 only, 1 fig.

Carter, C.F, Beadle, J.M., John, D.M. & Brown, L.E. (2015). New observations on Saturnella saturnus (Steinecke) Fott: the first British record of a little-known enigmatic 'green' alga. Algological Studies/Archiv für Hydrobiologie, Supplement Volumes 149: 61-78.

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Carter, C.F, Beadle, J.M., John, D.M. & Brown, L.E. (2015). New observations on Saturnella saturnus (Steinecke) Fott: the first British record of a little-known enigmatic 'green' alga. Algological Studies/Archiv für Hydrobiologie, Supplement Volumes 149: 61-78.

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