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Chrysocapsa epiphytica J.W.G.Lund

Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Chromista
Phylum Ochrophyta
Class Chrysophyceae
Order Chromulinales
Family Chrysocapsaceae
Genus Chrysocapsa


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Chrysocapsa epiphytica J.W.G.Lund
Castle Ashby, Northamptonshire, UK.. 15 Aug 2011. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

Chrysocapsa epiphytica J.W.G.Lund
Castle Ashby, Northamptonshire, UK.. 15 Aug 2011. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

Chrysocapsa epiphytica J.W.G.Lund
Yardley Chase, Northamptonshire, UK. BF image.. 29 Feb 2008. © C.F.Carter(chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk,com).


Turbinaria tricostata var. weberiae E.S.Barton

Chrysocapsa epiphytica J.W.G.Lund Castle Ashby, Northamptonshire, UK.
© C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com)

Publication details
Chrysocapsa epiphytica J.W.G.Lund 1949: 456, figs 2, 3

Published in: Lund, J.W.G. (1949). New or rare British Chrysophyceae. I. New Phytologist 48: 453-460.
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Chrysocapsa is Chrysocapsa planktonica Pascher.

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

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Type information
Type locality: Blelham Beck, near Congo Bay, Lake Windermere, England. (Lund 1949: 456). Notes: "Type material and photographs taken by Dr H. M. Canter of C. epiphytica are lodged with the Freshwater Biological Association."

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Key references
Kristiansen, J. & Preisig, H.R. (2011). Phylum Chrysophyta (Golden Algae). 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. 281-317. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

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Belcher, J.H. (1966). Colony structure in Chrysocapsa epiphytica Lund. British Phycological Bulletin 3: 81-82, 1 fig.
Starmach, K. (1973). Chrysocapsa epiphytica new species Chrysophyceae. Bulletin de l'Academie Polonaise des Sciences, Serie des Sciences Biologiques 21(9): 611-613.
Starmach, K. (1975). New name for the species Chrysocapsa epiphytica Starmach (=Ch. flavescens). Acta Hydrobiologica, Krakow 17(3): 309.

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