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Chaetophora elegans (Roth) C.Agardh

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Viridiplantae
Infrakingdom Chlorophyta infrakingdom
Phylum Chlorophyta
Subphylum Chlorophytina
Class Chlorophyceae
Order Chaetophorales
Family Chaetophoraceae
Genus Chaetophora

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Chaetophora elegans (Roth) C.Agardh
At high magnification. Yardley Chase, Northampton, UK. 10 May 2018. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter'at'6cvw.freeuk.com.

Chaetophora elegans (Roth) C.Agardh
At high magnification. Yardley Chase, Northampton, UK. 10 May 2018. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter'at'6cvw.freeuk.com.

Chaetophora elegans (Roth) C.Agardh
Branch at a medium magnification. Yardley Chase, Northampton, UK. 10 May 2018. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter'at'6cvw.freeuk.com.

Chaetophora elegans (Roth) C.Agardh
Macro view on decayed reeds. Yardley Chase, Northampton, UK. 10 May 2018. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter'at'6cvw.freeuk.com.

Chaetophora elegans (Roth) C.Agardh
Macro view on decayed reeds..Yardley Chase, Northampton, UK.. Edit. 10 May 2018. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter'at'6cvw.freeuk.com.

Chaetophora elegans (Roth) C.Agardh
Squash of gelatinous mass showing lax growth.. 10 May 2018. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter'at'6cvw.freeuk.com.

 

Gomphonema longiceps var. montanum (Schumann) Hustedt

Chaetophora elegans (Roth) C.Agardh At high magnification. Yardley Chase, Northampton, UK
© C.F.Carter (chris.carter'at'6cvw.freeuk.com

Publication details
Chaetophora elegans (Roth) C.Agardh 1812: [42]

Published in: Agardh, C.A. (1812). Dispositio algarum Sueciae, quam publico examini subjiciunt Carl Adolph Agardh... & David Sjöström, Smolandus. Die [in handwriting:] xvi maji [original April date deleted] mdcccxii. p. iv. h. et l.s. pp. Pars 4: [i-iii], [35-42]. Lundae: Litteris Berlingianis.
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Chaetophora is Chaetophora lobata Schrank.

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

Basionym
Rivularia elegans Roth

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

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Rivularia elegans Roth 1802

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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Key references
Burova, O.V., Tsarenko, P.M., Kovalenko, O.V., Petlovany, O.A., Mikhailyuk, T.I. & Lilitska, G.G. (2011). Chaetophorales. In: Algae of Ukraine: diversity, nomenclature, taxonomy, ecology and geography. Volume 3: Chlorophyta. (Tsarenko, P.M., Wasser, S.P. & Nevo, E. Eds), pp. 264-278. Ruggell: A.R.A. Gantner Verlag K.-G.

Hirose, H., Yamagishi, T. & Akiyama, M. (1977). Illustrations of the Japanese fresh-water algae. pp. [8 col. pls], [1]-933, 244 pls in text. Tokyo: Uchida Rokakuho Publishing Co., Ltd. [in Japanese]

Hu, H. & Wei, Y. (2006). The freshwater algae of China. Systematics, taxonomy and ecology. pp. [4 pls of 16 figs], [i-iv], i-xv, 1-1023. China: www.sciencep.com.

John, D.M. (2011). Phylum Chlorophyta. Orders Chaetophorales, Microsporales, Ulotrichales. 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. 524-554. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Prescott, G.W. (1962). Algae of the Western Great Lakes area. With an illustrated key to the genera of desmids and freshwater diatoms. Revised [Second] edition. pp. [i]-xiii, 1-977. Dubuque, Iowa: Wm. C. Brown Company Publishers 135 South Locust Street.

Sarma, P. (1986). The freshwater Chaetophorales of New Zealand. Beihefte Nova Hedwigia 58: 1-169, 143 pls.

Vinogradova, K.L. (1979). Opredelitel' vodoroslej dal'nevostochnykh morej SSSR. Selenye vodorosli [Determination book of the algae of the far-eastern seas of the USSR. Green algae]. pp. 1-148, 67 figs, pls I-XVIII. Leningrad: Akademiya Nauk SSSR, Botanicheskij Institut im. V.L. Komarova.

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