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Trachelomonas hispida (Perty) F.Stein

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 hispida (Perty) F.Stein
prox. Fractured lorica. National Botanic Garden of Wales. Collected by David John.. 17 Mar 2012. © C.F.Carter (Chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

Trachelomonas hispida (Perty) F.Stein
prox. National Botanic Garden of Wales. Collected by David John.. 17 Mar 2012. © C.F.Carter (Chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

Trachelomonas hispida (Perty) F.Stein
Bainbridge Island, Washington, USA; pond, 400x, DIC. 11 May 2008. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net).

Trachelomonas hispida (Perty) F.Stein
Kingston, Washington, USA; golf course, 1000x, DIC. 03 May 2008. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net).

Trachelomonas hispida (Perty) F.Stein
Kingston, Washington, USA; golf course, 400x, DIC. 03 May 2008. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net).

Trachelomonas hispida (Perty) F.Stein
Bainbridge Island, Washington, USA; pond, 1000x, DIC. 01 Jun 2008. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net).


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Trachelomonas hispida (Perty) F.Stein Kingston, Washington, USA; golf course, 1000x, DIC
© Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net)

Publication details
Trachelomonas hispida (Perty) F.Stein 1878: expl. pl. XXII [22]: figs 20-34

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
A type species for this genus does not appear to have been designated.

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

Chonemonas hispida Perty

Type information
Type locality: Switzerland: Thunersee (Perty 1849: 29).

Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), hispid, covered with coarse rigid erect hairs or bristles harsh to the touch [or seeming so] (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Chonemonas hispida Perty 1849
Chonemonas schrankii var. hispida (Perty) Perty 1852

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Chaetoglena volvocina Ehrenberg 1835

Nomenclatural notes
Very little description in plate legend, 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."). - (27 Sep 2016) - M.D. Guiry

Habitat notes
In phytoplankton community dominated by Chlorella sp., Dictyosphaerium subsolitarium, Monoraphidium minutum, M. contortum, Scenedesmus subspicatus, S. granulatus, Aphanothece saxicola, Merismopedia tenuissima and Snowella lacustris (Valadez et al. 2010). Swamps, ponds and puddles; recorded as indicator of moderately to strongly polluted water (Valadez et al., citing various authors). - (6 Jan 2011) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

emend. Deflandre 1926 (Da et al. 2009).

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Key references
Da, K.P., Mascarell, G. & Couté, A. (2009). Étude au microscope électronique à balayage du genre Trachelomonas (Euglenophyta) dans le Sud-Est de la Côte d’'Ivoire (Afrique de l’'Ouest). Cryptogamie, Algologie 30(1): 31-90.

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.

Lemmermann, E. (1913). Flagellatae II. Eugleninae. In: Die Süsswasserflora Deutschlands, Österreichs und der Schweiz. Heft 2. (Pascher, A. & Lemmermann, E. Eds), pp. 115-174. Jena: Verlag von Gustav Fischer.

Nudelman, M.A., Rossi, M.S., Conforti, V. & Triemer, R.E. (2003). Phylogeny of Euglenophyceae based on small subunit rDNA sequences: taxonomic implications. Journal of Phycology 39: 226-235.

Oye, P. van (1927). Le genre Trachelomonas au Congo Belge. Bulletin de la Société royale de botanique de Belgique 59: 164-184.

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.

Valadez, F., Rosiles-Gonzalez, G. & Cremona, J. (2010). Euglenophytes from Lake Chignahuapan, Mexico. Cryptogamie Algologie 31(3): 305-319.

Wołowski, K. & Walne, P.L. (2007). Strombomonas and Trachelomonas species (Euglenophyta) from south-eastern USA. European Journal of Phycology 42(4): 409-431.

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.

Culture Centre for Algae and Protozoa (CCAP) cultures
Strain Number 1283/8 Trachelomonas hispida (Perty) F.Stein
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Created: 11 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 24 July 2018 by M.D. Guiry

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Kim, J.T., Shin, W. & Boo, S.M. (1999). A taxonomic reappraisal of Trachelomonas hispida (Euglenophyceae) from Korean inland waters. Algae 14(1): 1-7, 2 figs, 3 tables.
West, L.K. & Walne, P.L. (1980). Trachelomonas hispida var. coronata (Euglenophyceae). II. Envelope substructure. Journal of Phycology 16: 498-506.
West, L.K., Walne, P.L. & Bentley, J. (1980). Trachelomonas hispida var. coronata (Euglenophyceae). III. Envelope elemental composition and mineralization. Journal of Phycology 16: 582-591.
West, L.K., Walne, P.L. & Rosowski, J.R. (1980). Trachelomonas hispida var. coronata (Euglenophyceae). I. Ultrastructure of cytoskeletal and flagellar systems. Journal of Phycology 16: 489-497.

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