Gymnochlora stellata K.Ishida & Y.Hara
Gymnochlora stellata K.Ishida & Y.Hara in Ishida, Nakayama & Hara 1996: 44, figs 1-19
Original publication: Ishida, K.-I., Nakayama, T. & Hara, Y. (1996). Taxonomic studies on the Chlorarachniophyta. II. Generic delimitation of the chlorarachniophytes and description of Gymnochlora stellata gen. et sp. nov. and Lotharella gen. nov.. Phycological Research 44: 37-45.
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Gymnochlora.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), stellate, with narrow divisions radiating from the center like the rays of a star (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Gile, G.H., Stern, R.F., James, E.R. & Keeling, P.J. (2010). DNA barcoding of chlorarachniophytes using nucleomorph ITS sequences . 46(4): 743-750.
Leblond, J.D., Dahmen, J.L., Seipelt, R.L., Elrod-Erickson, M.J., Kincaid, R., Howard, J.C., Evens, T.J. & Chapman, P.J. (2005). Lipid composition of chlorarachniophytes (Chlorarachniophyceae) from the genera Bigelowiella, Gymnochlora and Lotharella. Journal of Phycology 41: 311-321.
SAG Cultures may be viewed at http://sagdb.uni-goettingen.de/showstrains.php?genus=Gymnochlora&species=stellata
Cultures from the Scandinavian Culture Collection of Algae at the University of Copenhagen (SCCAP) and Protozoa may be viewed at http://www.sccap.dk/search/algaebase.asp?Genus=Gymnochlora&Species=stellata
Created: 26 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 13 October 2011 by M.D. Guiry
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(Please note: only references with the binomials in the title are included. The information is from the Literature database.)
Ishida, K.-I., Nakayama, T. & Hara, Y. (1996). Taxonomic studies on the Chlorarachniophyta. II. Generic delimitation of the chlorarachniophytes and description of Gymnochlora stellata gen. et sp. nov. and Lotharella gen. nov.. Phycological Research 44: 37-45.
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2014. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 16 March 2014.
Algaebase taxon LSID: urn:lsid:algaebase.org:taxname:86696