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Chlorochytrium paradoxum (G.A.Klebs) G.S.West

Publication details
Chlorochytrium paradoxum (G.A.Klebs) G.S.West 1916: 210 [legend to fig. 137]

Published in: West, G.S. (1916). Algae. Volume I. Myxophyceae, Peridinieae, Bacillarieae, Chlorophyceae together with a brief summary of the occurrence and distribution of freshwater Algae. Cambridge Botanical Handbooks. pp. i-viii, 1-475. Cambridge: At the University Press.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Chlorochytrium is Chlorochytrium lemnae Cohn.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Scotinosphaera paradoxa Klebs

Basionym
Scotinosphaera paradoxa Klebs

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), paradoxical.

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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Source of current name
Wujek, D.E. & Thompson, R.H. (2005). Endophytic unicellular chlorophytes: a review of Chlorochytrium and Scotinosphaera. Phycologia 44: 254-260.

Key references
Komárek, J. & Fott, B. (1983). Chlorophyceae (Grünalgen) Ordnung: Chlorococcales. Das Phytoplankton des Süsswassers. In: Das Phytoplankton des Süsswassers (Die Binnengewässer) XVI. (Huber-Pestalozzi, G. Eds), pp. [1]-x, [1]-1044. Stuttgart: E. Schweizerbart'sche Verlangbuchhandlung (Nägele u. Obermiller).

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.

Created: 11 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 24 September 2018 by M.D. Guiry

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References
(Please note: only references with the binomials in the title are included. The information is from the Literature database.)

Aboal, M. & Fletcher, L. (1997). Clorofíceas asociadas a lentejas de agua: Chaetotheke reptans Düringer (Chaetosphaeridiaceae) y Chlorochytrium paradoxum (Klebs) G.S. West (Chlorochytriaceae) primeras citas para la Península Ibérica y nuevos datos sobre Gongrosira disciformis Fritsch (Chaetophoraceae). Anales Jard. Bot. Madrid 55: 457-458.

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