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Chlorella sphaerica Tschermak-Woess

Publication details
Chlorella sphaerica Tschermak-Woess 1988: 136, figs 1-3, 5

Published in: Tschermak-Woess, E. (1988). New and known taxa of Chlorella (Chlorophyceae): Occurrence as lichen phycobionts and observations on living dictyosomes. Plant Systematics and Evolution 159: 123-139.

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Chlorella is Chlorella vulgaris Beyerinck [Beijerinck].

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Jaagichlorella sphaerica (Tschermak-Woess) Darienko & Pröschold

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), globose, spherical (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a terrestrial species.

Habitat
Subaerial: photobiont of lichen Pseudocyphellaria carpoloma (Karsten et al., 2005: 560).

Type information
New Zealand: Wairea Senic Reserve (phycobiont of Pseudocyphellaria carpoloma)

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Source of current name
Darienko, T. & Pröschold, T. (2019). The genus Jaagichlorella Reisigl (Trebouxiophyceae, Chlorophyta) and its close relatives: an evolutionary puzzle. Phytotaxa 388(1): 47-68, 8 fig., 3 tables.

Key references
Karbovska, V.M. & Kostikov, I.Y. (2012). Chlorella sphaerica and its position in the genus Diplosphaera (Chlorophyta, Trebouxiophyceae). Visnyk of Dnipropetrovsk University. Biology. Ecology 20(1): 34-42, 61059.

Karsten, U., Friedl, T., Schumann, R., Hoyer, K. & Lembcke, S. (2005). Mycosporine-like amino acids and phylogenies in green algae: Prasiola and its relatives from the Trebouxiophyceae (Chlorophyta). Journal of Phycology 41: 557-566.

Tsarenko, P.M. (2011). Trebouxiophyceae. In: Algae of Ukraine: diversity, nomenclature, taxonomy, ecology and geography. Volume 3: Chlorophyta. (Tsarenko, P.M., Wasser, S.P. & Nevo, E. Eds), pp. 61-108. Ruggell: A.R.A. Gantner Verlag K.-G..

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Verified by: 23 January 2019 by Salvador Valenzuela Miranda

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References
(Please note: only references with the binomials in the title are included. The information is from the Literature database.)

Darienko, T. & Pröschold, T. (2018). The establishment of Diplosphaera epiphytica sp. nov. and its distinction from Chlorella sphaerica Tschermak-Woess. Notulae Algarum 54: 1-4, 3 figs, 1 table.
Hoshina, R. & Y. Fujiwara, (2013). Molecular characterization of Chlorella cultures of the National Institute for Environment Studies culture collection with description of Micractinium inermum sp. nov., Didymogenes sphaerica sp. nov. and Didymogenes soliella sp. nov. (Chlorellaceae, Trebouxiophyceae). Phycological Research 61(2): 124-132, 9 fig., 2 tables.
Karbovska, V.M. & Kostikov, I.Y. (2012). Chlorella sphaerica and its position in the genus Diplosphaera (Chlorophyta, Trebouxiophyceae). Visnyk of Dnipropetrovsk University. Biology. Ecology 20(1): 34-42, 61059.

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Salvador Valenzuela Miranda in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 22 August 2019.

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