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Galdieria sulphuraria (Galdieri) Merola

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Cyanidiophytina
Class Cyanidiophyceae
Order Cyanidiales
Family Galdieriaceae
Genus Galdieria

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Galdieria sulphuraria (Galdieri) Merola
Galdieria sulphuraria ASU 5587.1. 30 Mar 2017. Hasti Mzfr. © Creative commons.

Galdieria sulphuraria (Galdieri) Merola
Pisciarelli, Phlegrean Fields, Naples, Italy. Cell diameters ranging from 4 to 10 micrometers. 01 Jan 2003. © Claudia.CINIGLIA'at'unina2.it.

 

Phacus stokesii Lemmermann

Galdieria sulphuraria (Galdieri) Merola Pisciarelli, Phlegrean Fields, Naples, Italy. Cell diameters ranging from 4 to 10 micrometers
© Claudia.CINIGLIA'at'unina2.it

Publication details
Galdieria sulphuraria (Galdieri) Merola in Merola et al. 1982: 193

Published in: Merola, A., Castaldo, R., De Luca, P., Gambardella, R. Musacchio, A. & Taddei, R (1982). Revision of Cyanidium caladium. Three species of acidophilic algae. Giornale Botanico Italiano 15: 189-195.

Type species
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Galdieria.

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

Basionym
Pleurococcus sulphurarius Galdieri

Type information
Type locality: Italy: Solfatara di Pozzuoli (Silva 1996-to date).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Pleurococcus sulphurarius Galdieri 1899
Cyanidium sulphurarium (Galdieri) F.D.Ott 1994

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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Key references
Ciniglia, C., Yang, E.C., Pollio, A., Pinto, G., Iovinella, M., Vitale, L. & Yoon, H,S. (2014). Cyanidiophyceae in Iceland: plastid rbcL gene elucidates origin and dispersal of extremophilic Galdieria sulphuraria and G. maxima (Galderiaceae, Rhodophyta). Phycologia 53(6): 542-551.

Eloranta, P., Kwandrans, J. & Kusel-Fetzmann, E. (2011). Rhodophyceae and Phaeophyceae. In: Süßwasserflora von Mitteleuropa Band 7. Freshwater flora of Central Europe. Volume 7. (Schagerl, M. Eds), pp. [i]-x, [1]-155. Heidelberg: Spectrum Akademischer Verlag.

Pandey, R.S., Saxena, G., Bhattacharya, D., Qiu, H. & Azad, R.K. (2017). Using complementary approaches to identify trans-domain nuclear gene transfers in the extremophile Galderia sulphuraria (Rhodophyta) (Letter). Journal of Phycology 53(1): 7-11.

Silva, P.C. (1996-to date). Index Nominum Algarum, University Herbarium, University of California, Berkeley http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/INA.html. Updated continuously. ..

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Verified by: 02 May 2017 by Wendy Guiry

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References
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Ciniglia, C., Yang, E.C., Pollio, A., Pinto, G., Iovinella, M., Vitale, L. & Yoon, H,S. (2014). Cyanidiophyceae in Iceland: plastid rbcL gene elucidates origin and dispersal of extremophilic Galdieria sulphuraria and G. maxima (Galderiaceae, Rhodophyta). Phycologia 53(6): 542-551.
De Luca, P. & Moretti, A. (1983). Note: Floridosides in Cyanidium caldarium, Cyanidioschyzon merolae and Galdieria sulphuraria (Rhodophyta, Cyanidiophyceae). Journal of Phycology 19: 368-369, 1 table.
Gross, W., Küver, J., Tischendorf, G., Bouchaala, N. & Büsch, W. (1998). Cryptoendolithic growth of the red alga Galdieria sulphuraria in volcanic areas. European Journal of Phycology 33: 25-31, 4 figs, 1 table.
Lee, J., Ghosh, S. & Saier, M.H., Jr. (2017). Comparative genomic analyses of transport proteins encoded within the red algae Chondrus crispus, Galdieria sulphuraria, and Cyanidioschyzon merolae. Journal of Phycology 53(3): 503-521.
Oesterhelt, C., Schnarrenberger, C. & Gross, W. (1999). Characterization of a sugar/polyol uptake system in the red alga Galdieria sulphuraria. European Journal of Phycology 34: 271-277, 5 figs, 3 tables.
Seckbach, J. (1991). Systematic problems with Cyanidium caldarium and Galdieria sulphuraria and their implications for molecular biology studies. Journal of Phycology 27: 794-796, 1 fig, 1 table.
Suzuki, K., Kawano, S. & Kuroiwa, T. (1994). Single mitochondrion in acidic hot-spring alga: behaviour of mitochondria in Cyanidium caldarium and Galdieria sulphuraria (Rhodophyta, Cyanidiophyceae). Phycologia 33: 298-300, 2 figs.
Tischendorf, G., Oesterhelt, C., Hoffman, S., Girnus, J., Schnarrenberger, C. & Gross, W. (2007). Ultrastructure and enzyme complement of proplastids from heterotrophically grown cells of the red alga Galdieria sulphuraria.. European Journal of Phycology 42: 243-251.

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