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Characium ancora (G.M.Smith) Fott

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

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Characium ancora (G.M.Smith) Fott
Plankton sample from Heart Lake, Fidalgo Island, Washington (USA), 400x phase contrast.. 24 Aug 2006. Robin Matthews (Robin.Matthews@wwu.edu).

Characium ancora (G.M.Smith) Fott
Plankton sample from Heart Lake, Fidalgo Island, Washington (USA), 200x phase contrast. 24 Aug 2006. Robin Matthews (Robin.Matthews@wwu.edu).

Characium ancora (G.M.Smith) Fott
Plankton sample from Heart Lake, Fidalgo Island, Washington (USA), 200x phase contrast. 24 Aug 2006. Robin Matthews (Robin.Matthews@wwu.edu).

 

Publication details
Characium ancora (G.M.Smith) Fott 1957

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Characium is Characium sieboldii A.Braun.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Ankyra ancora (G.M.Smith) Fott

Basionym
Schroederia setigera var. ancora G.M.Smith

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

General environment
No habitat entry has yet been made for this entity.

No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.

Source of current name
John, D.M. & Tsarenko, P.M. (2002). Order Chlorococcales. 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. 327-409. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

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Verified by: 23 September 2004 by M.D. Guiry

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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 20 July 2019.

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