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Chlamydomonas gracilis J.W.Snow

Publication details
Chlamydomonas gracilis J.W.Snow 1903: 374, 388, pl. I [1]: fig. 1

Published in: Snow, J.W. (1903 '1902'). The plankton algae of Lake Erie. Bulletin of the United States Fish Commission 22: 371-394, pls I-III.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Chlamydomonas is Chlamydomonas reinhardtii P.A.Dangeard.

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

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), thin, slender (Stearn 1973).

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a freshwater/terrestrial species.

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Key references
Ettl, H. (1976). Die Gattung Chlamydomonas Ehrenberg. Beihefte zur Nova Hedwigia 49: 1-1122, 67 figs, 168 pls.

Hu, H.J., Yang, M., Luo, L.M. & Chen, S. (2015). Flora algarum sinicarum aquae dulcis Tomus XX Chlorophyta Chlorophyceae Order Volvocales (II) Genus Chlamydomonas. pp. [i]-xvii, 1-174, 2 pls. Beijing: Science Press. [in Chinese]

Phillipson, J. (1935). Some algae of Victorian soils. Proceedings of the Royal Society of Victoria, New Series 47: 262-287, 33 figs.

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References
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Vogel, S.L., Frisch, H.L. & Gotham, I.J. (1978). Qualitative assay of dissolved amino acids and sugars excreted by Chlamydomonas reinhardtii (Chlorophyceae) and Euglena gracilis (Euglenophyceae). Journal of Phycology 14: 403-406, 2 tables.

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