Calothrix parietina (Nägeli)
Calothrix parietina (Nägeli) Thuret Prox. In a warm spring with invertebrate remains. Near Snaefellsjökul, NW Iceland.
Calothrix parietina (Nägeli) Thuret 1875: 381
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Calothrix is Calothrix confervicola C.Agardh ex Bornet & Flahault.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Schizosiphon parietinus Nägeli
Type locality: Zürich, Switzerland (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 73).
Schizosiphon parietinus Nägeli 1849
No habitat entry has yet been made for this entity.
Detailed distribution with sources
(as Calothrix parietina (Nägeli) Thuret)
Arctic: Ellesmere Island (Croasdale 1973).
Europe: Britain (Whitton et al. 2003), Italy (Furnari et al. 2003, Furnari et al. 2003), Romania (Caraus 2002, Caraus 2012), Spain (Ballesteros & Romero 1982, Aboal & Llimona 1984b, Aboal 1988, Alvarez-Cobelas & Gallardo 1988, Aboal 1989, Aboal, Prefasi & Asencio 1996, Aboal 1996, Aboal 1996, Cantoral Uiza & Aboal Sanjurjo 2001, Bárbara et al. 2005, Aboal & Puig 2005), Turkey (Europe) (Taskin et al. 2008 ).
Indian Ocean Islands: Seychelles (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996).
South-east Asia: Vietnam (Nguyen et al. 2013).
Australia and New Zealand: New South Wales (Day et al. 1995), New Zealand (Chapman 1956), Queensland (Day et al. 1995, Phillips 2002, Bostock & Holland 2010), Tasmania (Day et al. 1995), Victoria (Day et al. 1995).
Lawson & John (1987) cite this species as Calothrix parietina Bornet & Flahault, 1886a.
Leghari, M.K., Qureshi, R.M., Mashiatullah, A., Yaqoob, N. & Javed, T. (2005). Harmful algal species from various freshwater localities of Pakistan. Int. J. Phycol. Phycochem. 1(2): 199-206.
UTEX Culture LB 1952 Calothrix parietina
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CCAP Strain Number 1410/10 Calothrix parietina (Nägeli) Thuret
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SAG Cultures may be viewed at http://sagdb.uni-goettingen.de/showstrains.php?genus=Calothrix&species=parietina
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=Calothrix&Species=parietina
Created: 22 March 2001 by Sandy Lawson
Verified by: 28 May 2007 by Wendy Guiry
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(Please note: only references with the binomials in the title are included. The information is from the Literature database.)
Livingstone, D., Khoja, T.M. & Whitton, B.A. (1983). Influence of phosphorus on physiology of a hair-forming blue-green alga (Calothrix parietina) from an upland stream. Phycologia 22: 345-350, 5 figs, 1 table.
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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 13 December 2013.
Algaebase taxon LSID: urn:lsid:algaebase.org:taxname:59339