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Characium ornithocephalum A.Braun

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Viridiplantae
Infrakingdom Chlorophyta infrakingdom
Phylum Chlorophyta
Subphylum Chlorophytina
Class Chlorophyceae
Order Sphaeropleales
Family Characiaceae
Genus Characium

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Characium ornithocephalum A.Braun
Pitsford Water SSSI, Northamptonshire, UK. Epiphytic on filamentous algae. 26 Aug 2008. © C.F.Carter(chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

 

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Characium ornithocephalum A.Braun Pitsford Water SSSI, Northamptonshire, UK. Epiphytic on filamentous algae
© C.F.Carter(chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com)

Publication details
Characium ornithocephalum A.Braun 1855: 42, pl. 3 C

Published in: Braun, A. (1855). Algarum unicellularium genera nova et minus cognita praemissis observationibus de algis unicellularibus in genere. pp. [1]-114, 6 pls. Lipsiae [Leipzig]: apud W. Engelmann.
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Characium is Characium sieboldii A.Braun.

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

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

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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Key references
John, D.M. & Tsarenko, P.M. (2002). Order Chlorococcales. In: The Freshwater Algal Flora of the British Isles. An identification guide to freshwater and terrestrial algae. (John, D.M., Whitton, B.A. & Brook, A.J. Eds), pp. 327-409. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

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.

Ramos, G.P.R., Bicudo, C.E. de M. & Moura, C.W. do N. (2015). Novos registros de algas verdes cocoides (Chlorophyceae, Chlorophyta) para o estado da Bahia e para o Brasil. Sitientibus Série Ciências Biológicas 15: 1-13.

Tsarenko, P.M. & John, D.M. (2011). Phylum Chlorophyta. Order Sphaeropleales. 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. 419-498. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Tsarenko, P.M. (2011). Sphaeropleales. In: Algae of Ukraine: diversity, nomenclature, taxonomy, ecology and geography. Volume 3: Chlorophyta. (Tsarenko, P.M., Wasser, S.P. & Nevo, E. Eds), pp. 280-355. Ruggell: A.R.A. Gantner Verlag K.-G..

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