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Mougeotia viridis (Kützing) Wittrock

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

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Mougeotia viridis (Kützing) Wittrock
Zygospore side view showing filament entry in apical view. Keston Bog, London, collected by David John. 27 Mar 2009. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

Mougeotia viridis (Kützing) Wittrock
Zygospore in face view showing notched appearance at filament entry. Keston Bog, London, collected by David John. 27 Mar 2009. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

 

Monostroma endiviifolium A.Gepp & E.S.Gepp

Mougeotia viridis (Kützing) Wittrock Zygospore in face view showing notched appearance at filament entry. Keston Bog, London, collected by David John
© C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com)

Publication details
Mougeotia viridis (Kützing) Wittrock 1872: 39

Published in: Wittrock, V.B. (1872). Om Gotlands och Ölands sötvattens-alger. Bihang till Kongliga Svenska Vetenskaps-Akademiens Handlingar 1(1): 1-72.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Mougeotia is Mougeotia genuflexa (Roth) C.Agardh.

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

Basionym
Staurospermum viride Kützing

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

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Staurospermum viride Kützing

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Staurocarpus viride Hassall

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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Key references
Brook, A.J. & Johnson, L.R. (2002). Order Zygnematales. In: The Freshwater Algal Flora of the British Isles. An identification guide to freshwater and terrestrial algae. (John, D.M., Whitton, B.A. & Brook, A.J. Eds), pp. 479-593. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

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]

Jao, C.-C. (1988). Flora algarum sinicarum aquae dulcis. Tomus I. Zygnemataceae. pp. i-v, 1-288, 54 pls. Beijing: Science Press.

Johnson, L.R, (2011). Phylum Chlorophyta. Family Zygnemataceae. 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. 576-608. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Kadlubowska, J.Z. (1984). Conjugatophyceae I Zygnemales = Chlorophyta VIII. In: Süsswasserflora von Mitteleuropa. (Ettl, H., Gerloff, J., Heynig, H. & Mollenhauer, D. Eds) Vol. 16, pp. 1-532. Stuttgart: Gustav Fischer.

Krieger, H. (1941). Systematische Teil [Lieferung 2]. In: Ordnung: Zygnemales. In: Kryptogamen-Flora von Deutschland und der Schweiz. Vol. 13. (Kolkwitz, R. & Krieger, H. Eds), pp. 111-196. Leipzig: Academische Verlagsgesellschaft Becker & Erler.

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.

Randhawa, M.S. (1959). Zygnemaceae Indian Council for Agricultural Research monographs on Algae. pp. [1]-478, 521 figs. New Delhi: Indian Council for Agricultural Research.

Transeau, E.N. (1951). The Zygnemataceae (fresh-water conjugate algae) with keys for the identification of genera and species, and seven hundred eighty-nine illustrations. pp. 1-327, 789 figs. Columbus: The Ohio State University Press.

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