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Pediastrum biradiatum Meyen

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

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Pediastrum biradiatum Meyen
Brightfield with focus in plane of colony. Castle Ashby, Northamptonshire, UK,. 10 Nov 2017. © C.F.Carter(chris.carter'at'6cvw.freeuk.com.

Pediastrum biradiatum Meyen
Brightfield with focus at surface of colony. Castle Ashby, Northamptonshire, UK,. 10 Nov 2017. © C.F.Carter(chris.carter'at'6cvw.freeuk.com.

Pediastrum biradiatum Meyen
Brightfield with focus at surface of colony. Castle Ashby, Northamptonshire, UK,. 10 Nov 2017. © C.F.Carter(chris.carter'at'6cvw.freeuk.com.

Pediastrum biradiatum Meyen
Brightfield with focus in plane of colony. Castle Ashby, Northamptonshire, UK,. 10 Nov 2017. © C.F.Carter(chris.carter'at'6cvw.freeuk.com.

Pediastrum biradiatum Meyen
Castle Ashby, Northampton, UK. 10 Dec 2015. © C.F.Carter(chris.carter'at'6cvw.freeuk.com.

Pediastrum biradiatum Meyen
Castle Ashby, Northamptonshire, UK. 10 Dec 2015. © C.F. Carter (chris.carter'at'6cvw.freeuk.com.

Pediastrum biradiatum Meyen
Castle Ashby, Northamptonshire, UK.. 14 Sep 2011. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

Pediastrum biradiatum Meyen
Castle Ashby, Northamptonshire, UK.. 14 Sep 2011. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

 

Phyllophora abyssalis Skottsberg

Pediastrum biradiatum Meyen Castle Ashby, Northamptonshire, UK.
© C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com)

Publication details
Pediastrum biradiatum Meyen 1829: 773, pl. XLIII[43]: figs 21, 22

Published in: Meyen, F.J.F. (1829). Beobachtungen über einige niedere Algenformen. Nova Acta Physico-Medica Academiae Caesareae Leopoldino-Carolinae Naturae 14: 768-778, pl. XLIII [43].
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Pediastrum is Pediastrum duplex Meyen.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Parapediastrum biradiatum (Meyen) E.Hegewald

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Pediastrum rotula (Ehrenberg) Kützing

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Type information
Type locality: Germany: Havel River, near Potsdam (Silva 1996-to date).

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Source of current name
Buchheim, M., Buchheim, J., Carlson, T., Braband, A., HepperLe, D., Krienitz, L., Wolf, M. & Hegewald, E. (2005). Phylogeny of the Hydrodictyaceae (Chlorophyceae): inferences from rDNA data . Journal of Phycology 41: 1039-1054.

Key references
Day, S.A., Wickham, R.P., Entwisle, T.J. & Tyler, P.A. (1995). Bibliographic check-list of non-marine algae in Australia. Flora of Australia Supplementary Series 4: i-vii, 1-276.

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.

Kim, J.K. & Kim, H.S. (2012). Algal flora of Korea. Volume 6, Number 2 Chlorophyta: Chlorophyceae: Chlorococcales I: Micractiniaceae, Botryococcaceae, Characiaceae, Hydrodictyaceae. pp. [1-4], 1-117, figs 1-92. Incheon: National Institute of Biological Resources.

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.

McManus, H.A. & Lewis, L.A. (2005). Molecular phylogenetics, morphological variation and colony-form evolution in the family Hydrodictyaceae (Sphaeropleales, Chlorophyta). Phycologia 44: 582-595.

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.

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