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Botryococcus sudeticus Lemmermann

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Viridiplantae
Infrakingdom Chlorophyta infrakingdom
Phylum Chlorophyta
Subphylum Chlorophytina
Class Trebouxiophyceae
Order Trebouxiales
Family Botryococcaceae
Genus Botryococcus

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Botryococcus sudeticus Lemmermann
North Cascades, Washington, USA; Picture Lake, 1000x, DIC. 27 Sep 2012. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun.

Botryococcus sudeticus Lemmermann
North Cascades, Washington, USA; Highwood Lake, 400x, DIC. 27 Sep 2012. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun.

Botryococcus sudeticus Lemmermann
North Cascades, Washington, USA; Highwood Lake, 1000x, DIC. 22 Aug 2012. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun.

Botryococcus sudeticus Lemmermann
North Cascades, Washington, USA; Highwood Lake, 1000x, DIC. 22 Aug 2012. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun.

Botryococcus sudeticus Lemmermann
North Cascades, Washington, USA; Highwood Lake, 1000x, DIC. 15 Aug 2012. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun.

 

Fucus sinuosus var. quercifolius Turner

Botryosphaerella sudetica (Lemmermann) P.C.Silva North Cascades, Washington, USA; Highwood Lake, 400x, DIC
© Karl Bruun

Publication details
Botryococcus sudeticus Lemmermann 1896: 111, figs 6, 7

Published in: Lemmermann E. (1896). Zur Algenflora des Riesengebirges. Forschungsberichte aus der Biologischen Station zu Plön 4: 88-133.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Botryococcus is Botryococcus braunii Kützing.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Botryosphaerella sudetica (Lemmermann) P.C.Silva

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

Taxonomic notes
According to Senousy et al. (2004: 421), "Botryococcus sudeticus" UTEX 2629 is unrelated to B. braunii and is a member of the Sphaeropleales in the Chlorophyceae and is most closely related to Characiopodium hindakii. - (20 Sep 2010) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Type information
Type locality: Silesia: Riesengebirge; near [Schnee]koppa (Silva 1996-to date).

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Source of current name
Silva, P.C. (1970). Remarks on algal nomenclature IV. Taxon 19: 941-945.

Key references
Senousy, H.H., Beakes, G.W. & Hack, E. (2004). Phylogenetic placement of Botryococcus braunii (Trebouxiophyceae) and Botryococcus sudeticus isolate UTEX 2629 (Chlorophyceae). Journal of Phycology 40: 412-423.

Created: 15 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 26 January 2015 by M.D. Guiry

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References
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Senousy, H.H., Beakes, G.W. & Hack, E. (2004). Phylogenetic placement of Botryococcus braunii (Trebouxiophyceae) and Botryococcus sudeticus isolate UTEX 2629 (Chlorophyceae). Journal of Phycology 40: 412-423.

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