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Tetrastrum staurogeniiforme (Schröder) Lemmermann

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Viridiplantae
Infrakingdom Chlorophyta infrakingdom
Phylum Chlorophyta
Subphylum Chlorophytina
Class Chlorophyceae
Order Sphaeropleales
Family Scenedesmaceae
Genus Tetrastrum

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Tetrastrum staurogeniiforme (Schröder) Lemmermann
Bainbridge Island, Washington, USA; pond, 1000x, DIC. 13 Apr 2013. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun.

Tetrastrum staurogeniiforme (Schröder) Lemmermann
Bainbridge Island, Washington, USA; pond, 1000x, DIC. 13 Apr 2013. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun.

Tetrastrum staurogeniiforme (Schröder) Lemmermann
Bainbridge Island, Washington, USA; pond, 1000x, DIC. 13 Apr 2013. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun.

Tetrastrum staurogeniiforme (Schröder) Lemmermann
Bainbridge Island, Washington, USA; pond, 1000x, DIC. 13 Apr 2013. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun.

 

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Tetrastrum staurogeniiforme (Schröder) Lemmermann Bainbridge Island, Washington, USA; pond, 1000x, DIC
© Karl Bruun

Publication details
Tetrastrum staurogeniiforme (Schröder) Lemmermann 1900: 95 (as 'staurogeniaeforme' )

Published in: Lemmermann, E. (1900). Beiträge zur Kenntnis der Planktonalgen. IV. Die Coloniebilduiig you Kichteriella botryoides (Schmidle) Lemm. V. Die Arten der Gattung Pteromonas Seligo. Berichte der deutsche botanischen Gesellschaft 18: 90-98.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Tetrastrum is Tetrastrum heteracanthum (Nordstedt) Chodat.

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

Basionym
Cohniella staurogeniiforme Schöder

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Cohniella staurogeniiforme Schöder

Taxonomic notes
Phylogenetic analyses of the SSU rDNA gene resolved the position of T. heteracanthum and T. staurogeniaeforme as a new lineage within the Oocystis clade of the Trebouxiophyceae (Bock et al. 2013). - (5 Jul 2013) - Wendy Guiry

Distributional notes
Leghari et al. (2005: 156) record Tetrastrum staurogeniae (Sch.) Lemm. from Pakistan. - (30 May 2007) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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Key references
Bock, C., Luo, W., Kusber, W.-H., Hegewald, E., Pazoutová, M. & Krienitz, L. (2013). Classification of crucigenoid algae: phylogenetic position of the reinstated genus Lemmermannia , Tetrastrum spp. Crucigenia tetrapedia, and C. lauternornii (Trebouxiophyceae, Chlorophyta). Journal of Phycology 49(2): 3290339.

Cao, X., Strojsová, A., Znachor, P. & Zapomelová, E. (2005). Detection of extracellular phosphatases in natural spring phytoplankton of a shallow eutrophic lake (Donghu, China). European Journal of Phycology 40: 251-258.

Hindák, F. (1980). Studies on the chlorococcal algae (Chlorophyceae). II. Biologicke Práce 26: 1-195.

Hindák, F. (1984). Studies on the chlorococcal algae (Chlorophyceae) III. Biologické Práce 30: 1-312.

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.

Korshikov, A.A. (1953). Viznachnik prisnovodnihk vodorostey Ukrainsykoi RSR [Vyp] V. Pidklas Protokokovi (Protococcineae). Bakuol'ni (Vacuolales) ta Protokokovi (Protococcales) [The Freshwater Algae of the Ukrainian SSR. V. Sub-Class Protococcineae. Vacuolales and Protococcales]. pp. 1-439. Kyjv [Kiev]: Akad. NAUK URSR.

Tsarenko, P.M. & John, D.M. (2011). Phylum Chlorophyta. Order Sphaeropleales. 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. 419-498. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Tsarenko, P.M. (2011). Sphaeropleales. In: Algae of Ukraine: diversity, nomenclature, taxonomy, ecology and geography. Volume 3: Chlorophyta. (Tsarenko, P.M., Wasser, S.P. & Nevo, E. Eds), pp. 280-355. Ruggell: A.R.A. Gantner Verlag K.-G..

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