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Coccomyxa confluens (Kützing) Fott

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Viridiplantae
Infrakingdom Chlorophyta infrakingdom
Phylum Chlorophyta
Subphylum Chlorophytina
Class Trebouxiophyceae
Order Trebouxiophyceae ordo incertae sedis
Family Coccomyxaceae
Genus Coccomyxa

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Coccomyxa confluens (Kützing) Fott
Lichenised form in Lichenomphalia umbellifera prox. Lickeen Wood, Co Kerry, Ireland.On bryophytes.. 26 Jun 2013. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

Coccomyxa confluens (Kützing) Fott
Lichenised form in Lichenomphalia umbellifera prox. Lickeen Wood, Co Kerry, Ireland.On bryophytes.. 26 Jun 2013. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

Coccomyxa confluens (Kützing) Fott
Dark field squash. Lichenised form in Lichenomphalia umbellifera prox. Lickeen Wood, Co Kerry, Ireland.On bryophytes.. 26 Jun 2013. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

Coccomyxa confluens (Kützing) Fott
Lichenised form in Lichenomphalia umbellifera prox. Lickeen Wood, Co Kerry, Ireland.On bryophytes.. 26 Jun 2013. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

Coccomyxa confluens (Kützing) Fott
Lichenised form in Lichenomphalia umbellifera prox. Lickeen Wood, Co Kerry, Ireland.On bryophytes.. 26 Jun 2013. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

Coccomyxa confluens (Kützing) Fott
Macro view in situ. Lichenised form in Lichenomphalia umbellifera prox. Lickeen Wood, Co Kerry, Ireland.On bryophytes.. 26 Jun 2013. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

Coccomyxa confluens (Kützing) Fott
Red-cyan anaglyph showing 3D structure. Macro view in situ. Lichenised form in Lichenomphalia umbellifera prox. Lickeen Wood, Co Kerry, Ireland.On bryophytes.. 26 Jun 2013. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

Coccomyxa confluens (Kützing) Fott
Lichenised form in Lichenomphalia umbellifera prox. Lickeen Wood, Co Kerry, Ireland.On bryophytes.. 26 Jun 2013. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

Coccomyxa confluens (Kützing) Fott
Edale, Derbyshire, on stone, sample from Sue Knight.. 28 Nov 2009. © C.F.Carter(chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk,com).

 

Polysiphonia clavigera Kützing

Coccomyxa confluens (Kützing) Fott Red-cyan anaglyph showing 3D structure. Macro view in situ. Lichenised form in Lichenomphalia umbellifera prox. Lickeen Wood, Co Kerry, Ireland.On bryophytes.
© C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com)

Publication details
Coccomyxa confluens (Kützing) Fott 1974: 4, fig. 1a

Published in: Fott, B. (1974). Taxonomie der palmelloiden Chlorococcales (Familie Palmogloeaceae). Preslia 46: 1-31.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Coccomyxa is Coccomyxa dispar Schmidle.

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

Basionym
Gloeocapsa confluens Kützing

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), confluent, running together, blending into one (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Gloeocapsa confluens Kützing 1847
Bichatia confluens (Kützing) Trevisan 1848
Dactylothece confluens (Kützing) Hansgirg 1891
Palmogloea confluens (Kützing) Fott & Novakova 1971

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Coccomyxa dispar Schmidle 1901

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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Key references
Andreyeva, V.M (1998). Poczvennye i aerophilnye zelyonye vodorosli (Chlorophyta: Tetrasporales, Chlorococcales, Chlorosarcinales). Terrestrial and aerophilic green algae (Chlorophyta: Tetrasporales, Chlorococcales, Chlorosarcinales). pp. [1]-349, [2], 108 pls. St Petersberg: "NAUKA".

Ettl, H. & Gärtner, G. (1995). Syllabus der Boden-, Luft- und Flechtenalgen. pp. i-vii, 1-721. Stuttgart: Gustav Fischer.

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.

Nemjová, N. (2007). Taxonómia rodu Coccomyxa s.l. a výskyt týchto organismov v terestrických epifytických mikrobiotopoch CR (bakalárska práca). pp. 1-41. Prague: Univerzita Karlova [Charles University] v Prahe Prírodovedecká fakulta Katedra botaniky.

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). 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..

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References
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Gärtner, G. & Ernet, D. (1993). Über ein Massenvorkommen der Grünalge Coccomyxa confluens (KÜTZ.) FOTT (Ordnung Chlorellales, Fam. Radiococcaceae) in Wutschdorf bei St. Ulrich am Waasen, Steiermark (Österreich). Mitt Abt Bot Landesmus. Joanneum Graz 21/22: 33-40.

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