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Micrasterias denticulata Brébisson ex Ralfs

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Viridiplantae
Infrakingdom Streptophyta infrakingdom
Phylum Charophyta
Class Conjugatophyceae (Zygnematophyceae)
Order Desmidiales
Family Desmidiaceae
Genus Micrasterias

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Micrasterias denticulata Brébisson ex Ralfs
Long Moss Tarn, Cumbria UK. 19 Oct 2017. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter'at'6cvw.freeuk.com.

Micrasterias denticulata Brébisson ex Ralfs
Densely punctate form. Collected by David Williamson, Somerset Rd, S Vermont, USA. Formalin preserved.. 15 Sep 2012. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

Micrasterias denticulata Brébisson ex Ralfs
Details. Densely punctate form. Collected by David Williamson, Somerset Rd, S Vermont, USA. Formalin preserved.. 15 Sep 2012. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

Micrasterias denticulata Brébisson ex Ralfs
Apical and side views. Densely punctate form. Collected by David Williamson, Somerset Rd, S Vermont, USA. Formalin preserved.. 15 Sep 2012. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

 

Hydrolapatha denticulata (Kuntze) Kuntze

Micrasterias denticulata Brébisson ex Ralfs Densely punctate form. Collected by David Williamson, Somerset Rd, S Vermont, USA. Formalin preserved.
© C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com)

Publication details
Micrasterias denticulata Brébisson ex Ralfs 1848: 70, pl. VII [7]: fig. 1

Published in: Ralfs, J. (1848). The British Desmidieae. pp. [i]-xxii, [i], [1]-226, pls I-XXXV. London: Reeve, Benham & Reeve.
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Micrasterias is Micrasterias furcata C.Agardh ex Ralfs.

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

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Micrasterias angulosa Hantzsch 1866
Micrasterias denticulata var. lusitanica J.Sampaio 1922

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Type information
Syntype localities: Various localities in Britain, Germany, Falaise, Normandy, France; West Point, New York, USA

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Key references
Brook, A.J., Williamson, D.B. & John, D.M. (2011). Phylum Chlorophyta. Suborder Desmidiineae. 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. 636-741. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Coesel, P.F.M. & Meesters, K.[J.] (2007). Desmids of the Lowlands Mesotaeniaceae and Desmidaceae of the European Lowlands. pp. [1]-351, 20 text-figs, 123 pls. Zeist: KNNV Publishing.

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.

Förster, K. (1982). Conjugatophyceae Zygnematales und Desmidiales (excl. Zygnemataceae). In: Das Phytoplankton des Süßwassers Systematik und Biologie [Band] 8. Teil 1. Hälfte. pp. [i]-viii, [1]-543. Stuttgart: E. Schweizerbart'sche Verlangbuchhandlung (Nägele u. Obermiller). [in On shelf with series]

Hirose, H., Yamagishi, T. & Akiyama, M. (1977). Illustrations of the Japanese fresh-water algae. pp. [8 col. pls], [1]-933, 244 pls in text. Tokyo: Uchida Rokakuho Publishing Co., Ltd. [in Japanese]

Petlovany, O.A. & Tsarenko, P.M. (2015 '2014'). Desmidiales. In: Algae of Ukraine: diversity, nomenclature, taxonomy, ecology and geography. Volume 4: Charophyta. (Tsarenko, P.M., Wasser, S.P. & Nevo, E. Eds), pp. 61-448. Ruggell: Koeltz Scientific Books.

Ruzicka, J. (1981). Die Desmidiaceen Mitteleuropas. Vol. 1(2) pp. [i]-ix, 293-736, pls 45-117. Stuttgart: E. Schweizerbart'sche Verlagsbuchhandlung.

Santos, M.A., Bucudo, C.E.M. & Moura, C.W.N. (2018). Taxonomic notes on the species of the genus Micrasterias (Desmidiaceae, Conjugatophyceae) from the Metropolitan Region of Salvador, Bahia, Brazil. Check List 14(6): 1027-1045, 33 figs, 3 tables.

Wei Yinxin [Wei, Y.X.] (2003). Flora algarum sinicarum aquae dulcis, Tomus VII. Chlorophyta Zygnematales Mesotaeniaceae Demidiales Desmidiaceae Sectio I. pp. 1-267, pls I-LII [1-52]. Beijing: Science Press. [in Chinese]

West, W. & West, G.S. (1905). A monograph of the British Desmidiaceae. II. pp. [i]-x, [1]-206, pls 33-64. London: The Ray Society.

Culture Centre for Algae and Protozoa (CCAP) cultures
Strain Number 649/16 Micrasterias denticulata Brébisson ex Ralfs
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References
(Please note: only references with the binomials in the title are included. The information is from the Literature database.)

Archer, W. (1862). Description of a new species of Micrasterias (Ag. et Aliorum, non Ehr.), with remarks on the distinctions between Micrasterias rotata (Ralfs) and M. denticulata (Bréb.). Quarterly Journal of Microscopical Science, new series 2: 236-247.
Mix, M. & Kasprik, W. (1977). Zur morphologie, karyologie und taxonomie des Desmidiaceen-Gattung Micrasterias Ag. der formenkreis der "Denticulata-Gruppe". Mitt. Inst. Allg. Bot. Hamburg 15: 53-68.
Vannerum, K., Abe, J., Sekimoto, H., Inzé, D. & Vyverman, W. (2010). Intracellular localization of an endogenous cellulose synthase of Micrasterias denticulata (Desmidiales, Chlorophyta) by means of transient genetic transformation (Note). Journal of Phycology 46(4): 839-845.
Vannerum, K., De Rycke, R., Pollier, J., Goossens, A., Inzé, D. & Vyverman, W. (2012). Characterization of a RABE (RAS gene from rat brain E) GTPase expressed during morphogenesis in the unicellular green alga Micrasterias denticulata (Zygnematophyceae, Streptophyta). Journal of Phycology 48(3): 682-692.
Volland, S., Andosch, A., Milla, M., Stoger, B., Lütz, C. & Lütz-Meindl, U. (2011). Intracellular compartmentalization in the green algal model system Micrasterias denticulata (Streptophyta) measured by transmission electron microscopy-coupled electron energy loss spectroscopy. Journal of Phycology 47(3): 565-579.

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