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Planophila communis Shin Watanabe

Publication details
Planophila communis Shin Watanabe 1978: 61, figs 1-13

Published in: Watanabe, S. (1978). Planophila communis sp. nov. (Chlorosarcinales, Chlorophyta) from Japanese soils. Japanese Journal of Phycology 26: 61-64.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Planophila is Planophila laetevirens Gerneck.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Floydiella terrestris (R.D.Groover & A.M.Hofstetter) Friedl & O'Kelly

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), common.

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

General environment
This is a terrestrial 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
Friedl, T. & O'Kelly, C.J. (2002). Phylogenetic relationships of green algae assigned to the genus Planophila (Chlorophyta): evidence from 18S rDNA sequence data and ultrastructure. European Journal of Phycology 37: 373-384.

Key references
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).

Created: 01 October 2002 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 12 September 2018 by M.D. Guiry

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References
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Watanabe, S. (1978). Planophila communis sp. nov. (Chlorosarcinales, Chlorophyta) from Japanese soils. Japanese Journal of Phycology 26: 61-64.

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 21 August 2019.

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