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Elakatothrix acuta Pascher

Publication details
Elakatothrix acuta Pascher 1915: 220, fig. 27

Published in: Pascher, A. (1915). Die Süsswasser-Flora Deutschlands, Österreichs und der Schweiz. Heft 5. Chlorophyceae II. . Jena: Gustav Fischer.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Elakatothrix is Elakatothrix gelatinosa Wille.

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

Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), acute, pointed; i.e. narrowing gradually and making an angle of less than 90° (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Elakatothrix acuta Pascher)
Europe: Britain (John 2002, Whitton et al. 2003, John, Whitton & Brook 2011), Germany (Täuscher 2014), Netherlands (Veen et al. 2015), Romania (Caraus 2002, Caraus 2012, Caraus 2017), Slovakia (Hindák & Hindáková 2016), Ukraine (Tsarenko 2011).

Caribbean Islands: Cuba (Comas González 2008, Comas González 2009).

Asia: Russia (Far East) (Medvedeva & Nikulina 2014), Tajikistan (Barinova, Boboev & Hisoriev 2015).

Key references
John, D.M. (2011). Phylum Chlorophyta. Orders Chaetophorales, Microsporales, Ulotrichales. In: The freshwater algal flora of the British Isles. An identification guide to freshwater and terrestrial algae. Second edition. (John, D.M., Whitton, B.A. & Brook, A.J. Eds), pp. 524-554. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Korshikov, A.A. (1953). Viznachnik prisnovodnihk vodorostey Ukrainsykoi RSR [Vyp] V. Pidklas Protokokovi (Protococcineae). Bakuol'ni (Vacuolales) ta Protokokovi (Protococcales) [The Freshwater Algae of the Ukrainian SSR. V. Sub-Class Protococcineae. Vacuolales and Protococcales]. pp. 1-439. Kyjv [Kiev]: Akad. NAUK URSR.

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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