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Mesotaenium macrococcum (Kützing ex Kützing) J.Roy & Bisset

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Viridiplantae
Infrakingdom Streptophyta infrakingdom
Phylum Charophyta
Class Conjugatophyceae (Zygnematophyceae)
Order Zygnematales
Family Mesotaeniaceae
Genus Mesotaenium

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Mesotaenium macrococcum (Kützing ex Kützing) J.Roy & Bisset
Collected by Alan Butler. Tesco Island (Scilly) UK. 04 Feb 2014. © C.F. Carter (Chris.carter'at'6cvw.freeuk.com.

Mesotaenium macrococcum (Kützing ex Kützing) J.Roy & Bisset
Yardley Chase, Northamptonshire, UK.. 18 Jun 2008. © C.F.Carter (Chris.Carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

Mesotaenium macrococcum (Kützing ex Kützing) J.Roy & Bisset
Colony at lowmagnification. Yardley Chase, Northamptonshire, UK.. 18 Jun 2008. © C.F.Carter (Chris.Carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

Mesotaenium macrococcum (Kützing ex Kützing) J.Roy & Bisset
Cells at high magnification.Yardley Chase, Northamptonshire, UK.. 18 Jun 2008. © C.F.Carter (Chris.Carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

Mesotaenium macrococcum (Kützing ex Kützing) J.Roy & Bisset
Collected by Sue Knight. Dent, Cumbria, UK.. 18 Oct 2009. © C.F.Carter (Chris.Carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

Mesotaenium macrococcum (Kützing ex Kützing) J.Roy & Bisset
Collected by John O,Reilly. Felicia Moss, Upper Teesdale, UK. 18 Jun 2008. © C.F.Carter (Chris.Carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

Mesotaenium macrococcum (Kützing ex Kützing) J.Roy & Bisset
Connemara, Co. Galway, Ireland; forming gelatinous masses on damp soil. 17 Sep 2005. Fabio Rindi. © Fabio Rindi (f.rindi@univpm.it).

Mesotaenium macrococcum (Kützing ex Kützing) J.Roy & Bisset
Connemara, Co. Galway, Ireland; forming gelatinous masses on damp soil. 17 Sep 2005. Fabio Rindi. © Fabio Rindi (f.rindi@univpm.it).

 

Hapalidium phyllactidium Kützing

Mesotaenium macrococcum (Kützing ex Kützing) J.Roy & Bisset Collected by Sue Knight. Dent, Cumbria, UK.
© C.F.Carter (Chris.Carter@6cvw.freeuk.com)

Publication details
Mesotaenium macrococcum (Kützing ex Kützing) J.Roy & Bisset 1894: 61

Published in: Roy, J. & Bisset, J.P. (1894). On Scottish Desmidieae. Annals of Scottish Natural History 1894: 100-105; 167-178; 241-256.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Mesotaenium is Mesotaenium endlicherianum Nägeli.

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

Basionym
Palmogloea macrococca Kützing ex Kützing

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Palmogloea macrococca Kützing ex Kützing 1849

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Mesotaenium braunii De Bary 1858

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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Key references
Brook, A.J. & Williamson, D.B. (2010). A monograph on some British desmids. Order Zygnematales Suborder Zygonemoidiineae Family Zygnemataceae Subfamily Mesotaenioideae (Saccoderm desmids) and Suborder Closteriineae Family Peniaceae and Family Closteriaceae. Edited by J.H. Price & N.J. Evans. pp. [i-ii], iii-v [1-5], 6-364, 157 pls. London: The Ray Society.

Brook, A.J., Williamson, D.B. & John, D.M. (2011). Phylum Chlorophyta. Family Mesotaeniaceae ('saccoderm desmids'). 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. 609-616. 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.

Das, D. & Keshri, J.P. (2016). Desmids of Eastern Himalays. Bibliotheca Phycologica 119: 1-260, 30 pls.

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.

Ettl, H. & Gärtner, G. (1995). Syllabus der Boden-, Luft- und Flechtenalgen. pp. i-vii, 1-721. Stuttgart: Gustav Fischer.

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.

Khaybullina, L.S., Gaysina, L.A., Johansen, J.R. & Krautova, M. (2010). Examination of the terrestrial algae of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, USA. Fottea, Olomouc 10: 201-215.

Kossinskaja, E.K. (1952). Flora plantarum cryptogamarum URSS. Vol. II Conjugatae (I) Mesotaeniales et Gonatozygales. pp. [1]-165 [+1], 17 pls, 31 figs, 1 map. Moscow & Leningrad: Typis et impensis Academiae Scientarum URSS. [in Russian]

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

Petlovany, O.A. (2015 '2014'). Zygnematales. In: Algae of Ukraine: diversity, nomenclature, taxonomy, ecology and geography. Volume 4: Charophyta. (Tsarenko, P.M., Wasser, S.P. & Nevo, E. Eds), pp. 11-61. Ruggell: Koeltz Scientific Books.

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. (1904). A monograph of the British Desmidiaceae. I. pp. [i]-xxxvi, [1]-224, pl. 1-32. London: The Ray Society.

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