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Ankistrodesmus spiralis (W.B.Turner) Lemmermann

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

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Ankistrodesmus spiralis (W.B.Turner) Lemmermann
In Sphagnum pool, above Loch Uisg, Isle of Mull, Scotland.. 14 Jul 2012. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

Ankistrodesmus spiralis (W.B.Turner) Lemmermann
Pitsford Water SSSI, Northamptonshire, UK.. 12 Jul 2011. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

 

Dotyella hawaiiensis (Doty & Wainwright) Womersley & Shepley

Ankistrodesmus spiralis (W.B.Turner) Lemmermann In Sphagnum pool, above Loch Uisg, Isle of Mull, Scotland.
© C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com)

Publication details
Ankistrodesmus spiralis (W.B.Turner) Lemmermann 1908: 176

Published in: Lemmermann, E. (1908). Algologische Beiträge VI. Archiv für Hydrobiologie und Planktonkunde: neue Folge der Forschungsberichte aus der Biologischen Station zu Plön 4: 165-192.

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Ankistrodesmus is Ankistrodesmus fusiformis Corda.

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

Basionym
Rhaphidium spirale W.B.Turner

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

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Rhaphidium spirale W.B.Turner 1893
Ankistrodesmus falcatus var. spiralis (W.B.Turner) G.S.West 1904

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Rhaphidium polymorphum Fresenius 1856

Habitat notes
Most common in more acid waters (John & Tsarenko 2002). - (7 Jul 2010) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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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.

Hindák, F. (1988). Studies on the chlorococcal algae (Chlorophyceae). IV. Biologické Práce 34: 1-264.

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. & 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.

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.J.P., Bicudo, C.E. de M., Góes-Neto, A. & Moura, C.W. do N. (2012). Monoraphidium and Ankistrodesmus (Chlorophyceae, Chlorophyta) from Pantanal dos Marimbus, Chapada Diamantina, Bahia State, Brazil. Hoehnea 39(3): 421-434, 3 figs.

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..

Culture Centre for Algae and Protozoa (CCAP) cultures
Strain Number 202/12 Ankistrodesmus spiralis (W.B.Turner) Lemmermann
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