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Micrasterias papillifera 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 papillifera Brébisson ex Ralfs
Details. Collected by Claudia Ferguson-Smyth. Lochen on Isle of Tiree, Scotland.. 31 Aug 2012. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

Micrasterias papillifera Brébisson ex Ralfs
Apical lobe at three focus points and showing spines. Collected by Claudia Ferguson-Smyth. Lochen on Isle of Tiree, Scotland... 31 Aug 2012. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

Micrasterias papillifera Brébisson ex Ralfs
Note spines seen out of plane. Collected by Claudia Ferguson-Smyth. Lochen on Isle of Tiree, Scotland.. 31 Aug 2012. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

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

Micrasterias papillifera Brébisson ex Ralfs
Two focus levels, showing spines. Collected by David Williamson, Somerset Rd, S Vermont, USA. Formalin preserved. BF.. 15 Sep 2012. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

Micrasterias papillifera Brébisson ex Ralfs
Bainbridge Island, Washington, USA; pond, Lugol's, 400x, DIC. 21 Mar 2009. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net).

Micrasterias papillifera Brébisson ex Ralfs
Bainbridge Island, Washington, USA; pond, Lugol's, 400x, DIC. 21 Mar 2009. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net).

Micrasterias papillifera Brébisson ex Ralfs
Bainbridge Island, Washington, USA; pond, Lugol's, 400x, DIC. 21 Mar 2009. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net).

 

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Micrasterias papillifera Brébisson ex Ralfs Bainbridge Island, Washington, USA; pond, Lugol's, 400x, DIC
© Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net)

Publication details
Micrasterias papillifera Brébisson ex Ralfs 1848: 72, pl. IX [9]: 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 papillifera var. verrucosa Schmidle 1896

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Type information
Syntype localities: Various in Britain; 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]

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.

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.

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 649/7 Micrasterias papillifera Brébisson ex Ralfs
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