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Trachelomonas volvocina (Ehrenberg) Ehrenberg

Publication details
Trachelomonas volvocina (Ehrenberg) Ehrenberg 1834: 315

Published in: Ehrenberg, C.G. (1834). Dritter Beitrag zur Erkenntniss grosser Organisation in der Richtung des kleinsten Raumes. Abhandlungen der Königlichen Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Berlin 1833: 145-336, pls I-XIII [1-11].
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Type species
This is the type species (lectotype) of the genus Trachelomonas.

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

Basionym
Microglena volvocina Ehrenberg

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

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Microglena volvocina Ehrenberg 1831

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Trachelomonas volvocina f. typica F.E.Fritsch 1918

Nomenclatural notes
Some authors cite T. volvocina Ehrenberg but according to INA, this has no description. - (1 Feb 2011) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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Key references
Brosnan, S., Brown, J.P., Farmer, M.A. & Triemer, R.E. (2005). Morphological separation of the euglenoid genera Trachelomonas and Strombomonas (Euglenophyta) based on lorica development and posterior strip reduction. Journal of Phycology 41: 590-605.

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.

Marin, B., Palm, A., Klingberg, M. & Melkonian, M. (2003). Phylogeny and taxonomic revision of plastid-containing euglenophytes based on SSU rDNA sequence comparisons and synapomorphic signatures in the SSU rRNA secondary structure. Protist 154: 99-145, 7 figs, 9 tables.

Milanowski, R., Kosmala, S., Zakrys, B. & Kwiatowski, J. (2006). Phylogeny of photosynthetic euglenophytes based on combined chloroplast and cytoplasmic SSU rDNA sequence analysis. Journal of Phycology 42: 721-730.

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".

Rosowski, J.R. (2003). Photosynthetic Euglenoids. In: Freshwater Algae of North Amerca, Ecology and Classification. (Wehr, J.D. & Sheath, R.G. Eds), pp. 383-422. San Diego: Academic Press.

Silva, P.C. (1996-to date). Index Nominum Algarum, University Herbarium, University of California, Berkeley http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/INA.html. Updated continuously. ..

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

Triemer, R.E., Linton, E., Shin, W., Nudelman, A., Monfils, A., Bennett, M. & Brosnan, S. (2006). Phylogeny of the Euglenales based upon combined SSU and rDNA sequence comparisons and description of Discoplastis gen. nov. (Euglenophyta). Journal of Phycology 42: 731-740.

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. & 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 1283/4B Trachelomonas volvocina (Ehrenberg) Ehrenberg
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