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Chlorochytrium lemnae Cohn

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Viridiplantae
Infrakingdom Chlorophyta infrakingdom
Phylum Chlorophyta
Subphylum Chlorophytina
Class Chlorophyceae
Order Chlamydomonadales
Family Chlorochytriaceae
Genus Chlorochytrium

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Chlorochytrium lemnae Cohn
Mid-cell focus. Yardley Chase, Northamptonshire, UK.. 27 Oct 2008. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

Chlorochytrium lemnae Cohn
Surface focus. On polyethylene- note extrusion mark. Yardley Chase, Northamptonshire, UK.. 27 Oct 2008. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

Chlorochytrium lemnae Cohn
Mid-cell focus. Yardley Chase, Northamptonshire, UK.. 27 Oct 2008. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

Chlorochytrium lemnae Cohn
Surface focus. On polyethylene- note biofilm. Yardley Chase, Northamptonshire, UK.. 27 Oct 2008. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

Chlorochytrium lemnae Cohn
In Coleochaete. Yardley Chase, Northamptonshire, UK.. 27 Oct 2008. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

 

Marginaria jacquinotii (Montagne) Kützing

Chlorochytrium lemnae Cohn Mid-cell focus. Yardley Chase, Northamptonshire, UK.
© C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com)

Publication details
Chlorochytrium lemnae Cohn 1872: 102, pl. II [2]

Published in: Cohn, F. (1872). Über parasitische Algen. Beitr. Biol. Pflanzen 1(1): 87-106.

Type species
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Chlorochytrium.

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

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Chlorochytrium knyanum Szymanski 1878
Endosphaera biennis Klebs 1881
Chlorochytrium pallidum Klebs 1881
Stomatochytrium limnanthemum D.D.Cunningham 1887
Chlorochytrium archerianum Hieronymus 1887
Chlorochytrium bienne (Klebs) G.S.West 1916
Chlorochytrium willei Printz 1926
Chlorokoryne petrovae Pascher 1938
Ectogeron elodeae P.Dangeard 1947
Chlorosphaeropsis lemnae L.Moewus 1950
Eremotyle affixa Geitler 1952
Chlorochytrium limnanthemum (D.D.Cunningham) G.S.West 2005

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Type information
Type locality: Beslau, Germany. In Lemna triscula (Lee 1980: 102).

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Key references
Bristol, B.M. (1920). A review of the genus Chlorochytrium Cohn. Journal of the Linnean Society of London, Botany 45: 1-28.

Klebs, G. (1884). Beiträge zur Kenntnis niederer Algenformen. Botanische Zeitung 39(16): 249-258, pl. III.

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).

Korshikov, A.A. (1953). Viznachnik prisnovodnihk vodorostey Ukrainsykoi RSR [Vyp] V. Pidklas Protokokovi (Protococcineae). Bakuol'ni (Vacuolales) ta Protokokovi (Protococcales) [The Freshwater Algae of the Ukrainian SSR. V. Sub-Class Protococcineae. Vacuolales and Protococcales]. pp. 1-439. Kyjv [Kiev]: Akad. NAUK URSR.

Tsarenko, P.M. & John, D.M. (2011). Phylum Chlorophyta. Order Chlorellales. In: The freshwater algal flora of the British Isles. An identification guide to freshwater and terrestrial algae. Second edition. (John, D.M., Whitton, B.A. & Brook, A.J. Eds), pp. 475-499. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Tsarenko, P.M. (2011). Trebouxiophyceae. In: Algae of Ukraine: diversity, nomenclature, taxonomy, ecology and geography. Volume 3: Chlorophyta. (Tsarenko, P.M., Wasser, S.P. & Nevo, E. Eds), pp. 61-108. Ruggell: A.R.A. Gantner Verlag K.-G..

Wujek, D.E. & Thompson, R.H. (2005). Endophytic unicellular chlorophytes: a review of Chlorochytrium and Scotinosphaera. Phycologia 44: 254-260.

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Verified by: 24 September 2018 by M.D. Guiry

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References
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Lewin, R.A. (1984). Culture and taxonomic status of Chlorochytrium lemnae, a green algal endophyte. British Phycological Journal 19: 107-116, 15 figs, 1 table.

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