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Phacotus lenticularis (Ehrenberg) Diesing

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Viridiplantae
Infrakingdom Chlorophyta infrakingdom
Phylum Chlorophyta
Subphylum Chlorophytina
Class Chlorophyceae
Order Chlamydomonadales
Family Phacotaceae
Genus Phacotus

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Phacotus lenticularis (Ehrenberg) Diesing
Pitsford Water, Northamptonshire, UK.. 12 Aug 2014. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter'at'6cvw.freeuk.com.

 

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Phacotus lenticularis (Ehrenberg) Diesing Pitsford Water, Northamptonshire, UK.
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Publication details
Phacotus lenticularis (Ehrenberg) Diesing 1866: 355

Published in: Diesing, K.M. (1866). Revision der Prothelminthen. Abtheilung: Mastigophoren. Sitzungsberichte der Kaiserlichen Akademie der Wissenschaften. Mathematisch-Naturwissenschaftliche Classe. Abt. 1, Mineralogie, Botanik, Zoologie, Anatomie, Geologie und Paläontologie 52: 287-401.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Phacotus is Phacotus viridis Perty.

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

Basionym
Cryptomonas lenticularis Ehrenberg

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), lenticular.

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Cryptomonas lenticularis Ehrenberg 1832

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Phacotus viridis Perty

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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Key references
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.

Kasten J., Kusber W.-H., Riedmüller U., Tworeck A., Oschwald L. & Mischke U. (2018). Steckbriefe der Phytoplankton-Indikatortaxa in den WRRL Bewertungsverfahren PhytoSee und PhytoFluss mit Begleittext – 1. Lieferung: 50 Steckbriefe ausgewählter Indikatortaxa. pp. 1-177. Berlin: Botanic Garden and Botanical Museum Berlin, Freie Universität Berlin.

Korshikov, A.A. (1938). Volvocineae. In: Vyznachnyk prisnovodnykh vodorostej URSR [Vyp] Vol. IV. (Rolla, J.V. Eds), pp. 1-184. Kyjv [Kiev]: Akademiyi Nauk URSR. [in Ukrainian]

Massjuk, N.P., Lilitska, G.G. & Kapustin, D.O. (2011). Chlamydomonadales. In: Algae of Ukraine: diversity, nomenclature, taxonomy, ecology and geography. Volume 3: Chlorophyta. (Tsarenko, P.M., Wasser, S.P. & Nevo, E. Eds), pp. 157-218. Ruggell: A.R.A. Gantner Verlag K.-G..

Pentecost, A. (2002). Order Volvocales. 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. 303-327. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Pentecost, A. (2011). Phylum Chlorophyta. Order Volvocales. 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. 381-409. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Suda, S., Nozaki, H. & Watanabe, M. (2005). Morphology and sexual reproduction of Carteria palmata sp. nov. belonging to the Carteria group I sensu Lembi (Chlorophyceaem Volvocales). Phycologia 44: 596-607.

Culture Centre for Algae and Protozoa (CCAP) cultures
Strain Number 61/1 Phacotus lenticularis (Ehrenberg) Diesing
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Verified by: 12 August 2018 by M.D. Guiry

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References
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Hepperle, D. & Krienitz, L. (1996). The extracellular calcification of zoospores of Phacotus lenticularis (Chlorophyta, Chlamydomonadales). European Journal of Phycology 31: 11-21, 30 figs.
Hepperle, D. & Krienitz, L. (1997). Phacotus lenticularis (Chlamydomonadales, Phacotaceae) zoospores require external supersaturation of calcium carbonate for calcification in culture. Journal of Phycology 33: 415-424, 4 figs, 3 tables.
Schlegel, I., Krienitz, L. & Hepperle, D. (2000). Variability of calcification of Phacotus lenticularis (Chlorophyta, Chlamydomonadales) in nature and culture. Phycologia 39: 318-322.

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