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Characium californicum K.W.Lee & Bold

Publication details
Characium californicum K.W.Lee & Bold 1974: 21, figs 36-47

Published in: Lee, K.W. & Bold, H.C. (1974). Phycological Studies XII. Characium and some Characium-like algae. University of Texas Publications 7403: 1-127.

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 Characiopodium californicum (K.W.Lee & Bold) G.L.Floyd & Shin Watanabe

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

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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
Floyd, G.L, Watanabe, S. & Deason, T.R. (1993). Comparative ultrastructure of the zoospores of eight species of Characium (Chlorophyta). Archiv für Protistenkunde 143: 63-73.

Key references
Andreyeva, V.M (1998). Poczvennye i aerophilnye zelyonye vodorosli (Chlorophyta: Tetrasporales, Chlorococcales, Chlorosarcinales). Terrestrial and aerophilic green algae (Chlorophyta: Tetrasporales, Chlorococcales, Chlorosarcinales). pp. [1]-349, [2], 108 pls. St Petersberg: "NAUKA".

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).

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