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Triploceras gracile Bailey

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

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Triploceras gracile Bailey
Bakers Brook small pond. 24 Sep 2015. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter at 6cvw.freeuk.com).

Triploceras gracile Bailey
Preserved material. Small pond at Bakers Brook, Gros Morne, Newfoundland. 24 Sep 2015. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter at 6cvw.freeuk.com).

Triploceras gracile Bailey
Preserved material. Small pond, Bakers Brook, Gros Morne, Newfoundland. 24 Sep 2015. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter at 6cvw.freeuk.com).

 

Sargassum acinarium var. crassiuscula Grunow

Triploceras gracile Bailey Preserved material. Small pond at Bakers Brook, Gros Morne, Newfoundland
© C.F.Carter (chris.carter at 6cvw.freeuk.com)

Publication details
Triploceras gracile Bailey 1851: 38, pl. 1: fig. 10

Published in: Bailey, J.W. (1851). Microscopical observations made in South Carolina, Georgia and Florida. Smithsonian Contributions to Knowledge 2(8): 1-48, pl. 1-3.
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Triploceras is Triploceras verticillatum (Bailey) Bailey.

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

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

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

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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Key references
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.

Skuja, H. (1948). Taxonomie des Phytoplanktons einiger Seen in Uppland, Schweden. Symbolae Botanicae Upsalienses 9(3): 1-399, 39 pls.

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]

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References
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Ichimura, T. & Kasai, F. (1989). Life cycles of homothallic and heterothallic clones of Triploceras gracile Bailey (Desmidiaceae, Chlorophyta). Phycologia 28: 212-221.

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