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Stigeoclonium tenue (C.Agardh) Kützing

Publication details
Stigeoclonium tenue (C.Agardh) Kützing 1843: 253

Published in: Kützing, F.T. (1843). Phycologia generalis oder Anatomie, Physiologie und Systemkunde der Tange. Mit 80 farbig gedruckten Tafeln, gezeichnet und gravirt vom Verfasser. pp. [part 1]: [i]-xxxii, [1]-142, [part 2:] 143-458, 1, err.], pls 1-80. Leipzig: F.A. Brockhaus.
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Type species
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Stigeoclonium.

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

Draparnaldia tenuis C.Agardh

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), thin, fine, slender (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Draparnaldia tenuis C.Agardh 1814

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Stigeoclonium irregulare Kützing 1845
Myxonema tenue (C.Agardh) Rabenhorst 1847
Stigeoclonium tenue var. irregulare (Kützing) Rabenhorst 1868
Stigeoclonium subsecundum var. tenuis Nordstedt 1880
Stigeoclonium pygmaeum Hansgirg 1886
Stigeoclonium longearticulatum (Hansgirg) Heering 1914
Stigeoclonium subsecundum var. javanicum Ritcher 1914

Nomenclatural notes
Authority cited as Kützing by some. - (24 Mar 2015) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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Key references
Burova, O.V., Tsarenko, P.M., Kovalenko, O.V., Petlovany, O.A., Mikhailyuk, T.I. & Lilitska, G.G. (2011). Chaetophorales. In: Algae of Ukraine: diversity, nomenclature, taxonomy, ecology and geography. Volume 3: Chlorophyta. (Tsarenko, P.M., Wasser, S.P. & Nevo, E. Eds), pp. 264-278. Ruggell: A.R.A. Gantner Verlag K.-G.

Hirose, H., Yamagishi, T. & Akiyama, M. (1977). Illustrations of the Japanese fresh-water algae. pp. [8 col. pls], [1]-933, 244 pls in text. Tokyo: Uchida Rokakuho Publishing Co., Ltd. [in Japanese]

Hu, H. & Wei, Y. (2006). The freshwater algae of China. Systematics, taxonomy and ecology. pp. [4 pls of 16 figs], [i-iv], i-xv, 1-1023. China: www.sciencep.com.

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.

Luttenton, M.R. & Lowe, R.L. (2006). Response of a lentic periphyton community to nutrient enrichment at low N:P ratios . Journal of Phycology 42: 1007-1015.

Michetti, K.M., Leonardi, P.I. & Cáceras, E.J. (2010). A comprehensive study of the life cycle of a South American population of Stigeoclonium tenue (Chaetophorales, Chlorophyta). Journal of Phycology 46(5): 997-1005.

Prescott, G.W. (1962). Algae of the Western Great Lakes area. With an illustrated key to the genera of desmids and freshwater diatoms. Revised [Second] edition. pp. [i]-xiii, 1-977. Dubuque, Iowa: Wm. C. Brown Company Publishers 135 South Locust Street.

Zarina, H.R., Masus-ul-Hasan & Shameel, M. (2007). Taxonomic study of Chlorophyta from Lahore, Pakistan. International Journal of Phycology and Phycochemistry 3(2): 173-182.

Created: 16 July 2003 by Mairead Murphy

Verified by: 24 July 2018 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.)

Bowditch, J.S. & McLean, R.O. (1982). Nutrition in the organic pollution tolerant alga Stigeoclonium tenue. British Phycological Journal 17: 230.
Cambell, E.O. & Sarafis, V. (1972). Schizomeris-a growth form of Stigeoclonium tenue (Chlorophyta: Chaetophoraceae). Journal of Phycology 8: 276-282, 14 figs.
Harding, J.P.C. & Whitton, B.A. (1976). Resistance to zinc of Stigeoclonium tenue in the field and the laboratory. British Phycological Journal 11: 417-426, 2 figs, 5 tables.
Harding, J.P.C. & Whitton, B.A. (1977). Environmental factors reducing the toxicity of Zinc to Stigeoclonium tenue. British Phycological Journal 12: 17-21, 1 fig, 2 tables.
McLean, R.O. & Benson-Evans, K. (1974). The distribution of Stigeoclonium tenue Kütz. in South Wales in relation to its use as an indicator of organic pollution. British Phycological Journal 9(1): 83-89, 2 figs, 3 tables.
McLean, R.O. & Benson-Evans, K. (1977). Water chemistry and growth form variations in Stigeoclonium tenue Kütz.. British Phycological Journal 12: 83-88, 2 figs, 3 tables.
McLean, R.O. (1974). The tolerance of Stigeoclonium tenue Kütz. to heavy metals in South Wales. British Phycological Journal 9: 91-95, 1 fig, 2 tables.
Michetti, K.M., Leonardi, P.I. & Cáceras, E.J. (2010). A comprehensive study of the life cycle of a South American population of Stigeoclonium tenue (Chaetophorales, Chlorophyta). Journal of Phycology 46(5): 997-1005.
Raeburn, R. & McLean, R.O. (1978). The effect of certain organic substrates on Stigeoclonium tenue Kütz. British Phycological Journal 13: 205.
Rosemond, A.D. & Brawley, S.H. (1996). Species-specific characteristics explain the persistence of Stigeoclonium tenue (Chlorophyta) in a woodland stream. Journal of Phycology 32: 54-63, 5 figs, 4 tables.
Silverberg, B.A. (1975). Ultrastructural localization of lead in Stigeoclonium tenue (Chlorophyceae, Ulotrichales) as demonstrated by cytochemical and X-ray microanalysis. Phycologia 14: 265-274, 12 figs, 1 table.

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