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Heterococcus viridis Chodat

Publication details
Heterococcus viridis Chodat 1907: 81

Published in: Chodat, R. (1908). Sur un genre nouveau de Conferve. Bulletin de l'Herbier Boissier, Serie 2 8: 80-81.

Type species
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Heterococcus.

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

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

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Heterococcus marietanii var. viridis (Chodat) Lokhorst 1992

Taxonomic notes
The morphology of a phycobiont of Verrucariaceae, Heterococcus was intermediate between H. pleurococcoides and H. viridis; the isolates clustered together with sequences of these species (Thüs et al. 2011). - (8 Feb 2012) - Wendy Guiry

Habitat notes
All the Heteococcus isolates in study by Thüs et al. (2011) were associated with freshwater Verrucariaceae from periodically or permanently submerged habitats. - (8 Feb 2012) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a terrestrial species.

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Key references
Ettl, H. (1978). Xanthophyceae. In: Süsswasserflora von Mitteleurope. Begründer von A. Pascher. Band 3, Teil 1. (Ettl, H., Gerloff, J & Heynig, H. Eds), pp. [i]-xiv, [1]-530. Jena: VEB Gustav Fischer Verlag.

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]

Huxley, R. & Pentecost, A. (2002). Order Oedogoniales. 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. 409-432. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Johnson, L.R. (2011). Phylum Xanthophyta (Tribophyta) (Yellow-green algae). Orders Botrydiales, Mischococcales, Rhizochloridales, Tribonematales. 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. 318-335. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Pascher, A. (1939). Heterokonten. In: Kryptogamen-Flora von Deutschland, Österreich und der Schweiz. (Rabenhorst, L. Eds) Vol. 11 Teil 6, pp. 833-1092, [iii-x]. Leipzig: Akademische Verlagsgesellschaft.

Phillipson, J. (1935). Some algae of Victorian soils. Proceedings of the Royal Society of Victoria, New Series 47: 262-287, 33 figs.

Thüs, H., Muggia, L., Pérez-Ortega, S., Favero-Longo, S.E., Joneson, S., O'Brien, H., Nelsen, M.P., Duque-Thüs, R., Grube, M., Friedl, T., Brodie, J., Andrew, C.J., Lücking, R., Lutzoni, F. & Gueidan, C. (2011). Revisiting photobiont diversity in the lichen family Verrucariaceae (Ascomycota). European Journal of Phycology 46(4): 399-415.

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