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Trachelomonas caudata (Ehrenberg) F.Stein

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Protozoa
Subkingdom Eozoa
Infrakingdom Infrakingdom Euglenozoa
Phylum Euglenozoa
Subphylum Euglenoida
Class Euglenophyceae
Subclass Euglenophycidae
Order Euglenales [=Euglenida]
Family Euglenaceae
Subfamily Colacioideae
Genus Trachelomonas

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Trachelomonas caudata (Ehrenberg) F.Stein
In Sphagnum, College Valley, Northumbria, UK.. 17 Oct 2012. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

 

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Trachelomonas caudata (Ehrenberg) F.Stein In Sphagnum, College Valley, Northumbria, UK.
© C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com)

Publication details
Trachelomonas caudata (Ehrenberg) F.Stein 1878: expl. pl. XXII [22]: figs 39, 40

Published in: Stein, F. von (1878). Der Organismus der Infusionsthiere nach eigenen forschungen in systematischere Reihenfolge bearbeitet. III. Abtheilung. Die Naturgeschichte der Flagellaten oder Geisselinfusorien. I. Hälfte, Den noch nicht abgeschlossenen allgemeinen Theil nebst erklärung: Der sämmtlichen Abbildungen enthaltend. pp. i-x, 1-154, pls I-XXIV. Leipzig: Verlag von Wilhelm Engelmann.
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Trachelomonas is Trachelomonas volvocina (Ehrenberg) Ehrenberg.

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

Basionym
Chaetoglena caudata Ehrenberg

Type information
Type locality: Berlin (Silva 1996-to date).

Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), caudate, i.e., ending with a tail-like appendage (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Chaetoglena caudata Ehrenberg 1841

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Trachelomonas longissima Skvortzov
Trachelomonas myersii var. australica Skvortzov
Trachelomonas fusiformis A.C.Stokes 1894
Trachelomonas bernardinensis Vischer 1916
Trachelomonas allorgei Deflandre 1927
Trachelomonas molesta Deflandre 1927
Trachelomonas fusiformis Deflandre 1927
Trachelomonas caudata f. pseudocaudata (Deflandre) Popova 1966

Nomenclatural notes
Seemingly originally first introduced without a description, but validated by analytical figures (see ICN Art. 38.7 "For the purpose of Art. 38.5, prior to 1 January 1908, an illustration with analysis (see Art. 38.9 and 38.10) is acceptable in place of a written description or diagnosis."). - (26 Jul 2016) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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Key references
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]

Popova, T.G. (1966). Flora plantarum cryptogamarum URSS. Vol VIII. Euglenophyta. Fasc. 1 Gen. Trachelomonas, Strombomonas, Eutreptia, Euglena. pp. [1]-410 [-412]. Mosqua & Leningrad: Uzdatek'stvo "NAUKA".

Starmach, K. (1983). Euglenophyta - Eugleniny. Vol. 3 pp. 1-594. Warszawa: Panstwowe Wydawnictwo Naukowe.

Starmach, K. (1983). Euglenophyta - Eugleniny. Vol. 3 pp. 1-594. Warszawa: Panstwowe Wydawnictwo Naukowe.

Wołowski, K, & Hindák, F. (2005). Atlas of Euglenophytes. pp. [1]-136, 417 figs. Cracow: VEDA Publishing House of the Slovak Academy of Sciences.

Wołowski, K, Poniewozik, M. & Jurán, J. (2016). Morphological variability of loricae in Trachelomonas caudata complex (Euglenophyta). Cryptogamie Algologie 37(2): 97-108.

Wołowski, K. (1998). Taxonomic and environmental studies on euglenophytes of the Kraków-Czestochowa Upland (Southern Poland). Fragmenta Floristica et Geobotanica Supplementum 6: 1-192, 29 pls.

Wołowski, K. (2011). Euglenophyta (Euglenoids). 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. 181-239. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

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References
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Wołowski, K, Poniewozik, M. & Jurán, J. (2016). Morphological variability of loricae in Trachelomonas caudata complex (Euglenophyta). Cryptogamie Algologie 37(2): 97-108.

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