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Sphaerozosma vertebratum Brébisson ex Ralfs

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

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Sphaerozosma vertebratum Brébisson ex Ralfs
Prox. All views with key. Pond above silver bay Ullswater, Cumbria, UK. 30 Oct 2013. © C.F. Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

Sphaerozosma vertebratum Brébisson ex Ralfs
Prox. Apical views in relation to face views. Pond above silver bay Ullswater, Cumbria, UK. 30 Oct 2013. © C.F. Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

Sphaerozosma vertebratum Brébisson ex Ralfs
Prox. Apical views of a filament. Pond above silver bay Ullswater, Cumbria, UK. 30 Oct 2013. © C.F. Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

Sphaerozosma vertebratum Brébisson ex Ralfs
Filament at low magnification.Collected by Claudia Ferguson-Smyth. Isle of Coll, Scotland.. 10 Sep 2012. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk,com).

Sphaerozosma vertebratum Brébisson ex Ralfs
Face at three focus points. Collected by Claudia Ferguson-Smyth. Isle of Coll, Scotland.. 10 Sep 2012. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk,com).

Sphaerozosma vertebratum Brébisson ex Ralfs
Side view stained. Collected by Claudia Ferguson-Smyth. Isle of Coll, Scotland.. 10 Sep 2012. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk,com).

Sphaerozosma vertebratum Brébisson ex Ralfs
Stained. Collected by Claudia Ferguson-Smyth. Isle of Coll, Scotland.. 10 Sep 2012. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk,com).

Sphaerozosma vertebratum Brébisson ex Ralfs
Side views at four focus levels.Collected by Claudia Ferguson-Smyth. Isle of Coll, Scotland.. 10 Sep 2012. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk,com).

Sphaerozosma vertebratum Brébisson ex Ralfs
Face detail in-plane. Collected by Claudia Ferguson-Smyth. Isle of Coll, Scotland.. 10 Sep 2012. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk,com).

Sphaerozosma vertebratum Brébisson ex Ralfs
Face detail below plane. Collected by Claudia Ferguson-Smyth. Isle of Coll, Scotland.. 10 Sep 2012. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk,com).

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Sphaerozosma vertebratum Brébisson ex Ralfs Prox. Apical views of a filament. Pond above silver bay Ullswater, Cumbria, UK
© C.F. Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com)

Publication details
Sphaerozosma vertebratum Brébisson ex Ralfs 1848: 65, pl. VI [6]: fig. 1; pl. XXXII [32]: fig. 2

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
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Sphaerozosma.

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

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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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.

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]

Kouwets, F.A.C. (1999). A check-list of desmids (Chlorophyta, Zygnemaphyceae) of France. Patrimoines Natureles 41: 1-148.

Palamar-Mordvintseva, G.M. (1982). Opredelitel' presnovodnykh vodoroslei SSSR [Key to Freshwater Algae of the USSR. Vol. 11 Part 2.] Zelenye vodorosli. Klass Kon'yugaty. Poryadok Desmidievye. Chlorophyta, Desminiales (2). pp. [1]-619 [620], 163 pls. Leningrad: Nauka Leningradskoe otdelenie. [in Russian]

Palamar-Mordvintseva, G.M. (1986). [Identification manual of the freshwater algae of Ukrainian RSR. Issue VIII Part 2 Dedmidiales]. pp. [1]-317 [318]. Kiev: Nauk. Dumka Press. [in Ukrainian]

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.

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