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Pseudokephyrion pseudospirale Bourrelly

Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Chromista
Phylum Ochrophyta
Class Chrysophyceae
Order Chromulinales
Family Dinobryaceae
Genus Pseudokephyrion


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Pseudokephyrion pseudospirale Bourrelly
Watchtree nature reserve, Cumbria, UK. 21 Apr 2012. © C.F.Carter (Chris.Carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).


Callithamnion boergesenii Aponte & Ballantine

Pseudokephyrion pseudospirale Bourrelly Watchtree nature reserve, Cumbria, UK
© C.F.Carter (Chris.Carter@6cvw.freeuk.com)

Publication details
Pseudokephyrion pseudospirale Bourrelly 1957: 177, pl. IV [4]: figs 3, 4

Published in: Bourrelly, P. (1957). Recherches sur les Chrysophycées. Morphologie, phylogénie, systématique. Revue Algologique: Mémoire Hors-Série 1: [1]-412.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Pseudokephyrion is Pseudokephyrion undulatum (G.A.Klebs) 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.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Pseudokephyrion pseudospirale Bourrelly)
Europe: Britain (Lund 1960, Kristiansen 2002, Whitton et al. 2003, John, Whitton & Brook 2011), Germany (Mauch & Schmedtje 2003, Täuscher 2014, Täuscher 2016), Netherlands (Veen et al. 2015), Slovakia (Hindák & Hindáková 2016).

North America: Arkansas (AR) (Smith 2010).

South-west Asia: India (Gupta 2012).

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.

Lund, J.W.G. (1960). New or rare British Chrysophyceae. III. New records and observations on sexuality and classification. New Phytologist 59: 349-360, 1 fig.

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Verified by: 21 June 2018 by M.D. Guiry

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Belcher, J.H. (1968). Lorica costruction in Pseudokephyrion pseudospirale Bourrelly. British Phycological Bulletin 3: 495-499, 3 figs.
Wujek, D.E. & Saha, L.C. (1991). Pseudokephyrion pseudospirale Bourrelly (Chrysophyceae), a genus new for India. Phykos 30(1-2): 165-167.

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