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Asterosiphon dichotomus (Kützing) Rieth

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Chromista
Phylum Ochrophyta
Class Xanthophyceae
Order Botrydiales
Family Botrydiaceae
Genus Asterosiphon

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Asterosiphon dichotomus (Kützing) Rieth
Collected by Rachel Carter in the drawdown zone of Pitsford Water SSSI, Northamptonshire, UK.. 13 Sep 2011. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com.

Asterosiphon dichotomus (Kützing) Rieth
Drawdown zone, Pitsford Water SSSI, Northamptonshire, UK.. 13 Sep 2011. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com.

Asterosiphon dichotomus (Kützing) Rieth
Collected by Rachel Carter in the drawdown zone of Pitsford Water SSSI, Northamptonshire, UK.. 13 Sep 2011. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com.

Asterosiphon dichotomus (Kützing) Rieth
Collected by Rachel Carter in the drawdown zone of Pitsford Water SSSI, Northamptonshire, UK.. 13 Sep 2011. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com.

Asterosiphon dichotomus (Kützing) Rieth
Collected by Rachel Carter in the drawdown zone of Pitsford Water SSSI, Northamptonshire, UK.. 13 Sep 2011. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com.

Asterosiphon dichotomus (Kützing) Rieth
Collected by Rachel Carter in the drawdown zone of Pitsford Water SSSI, Northamptonshire, UK.. 13 Sep 2011. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com.

Asterosiphon dichotomus (Kützing) Rieth
Collected by Rachel Carter in the drawdown zone of Pitsford Water SSSI, Northamptonshire, UK.. 13 Sep 2011. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com.

Asterosiphon dichotomus (Kützing) Rieth
Collected by Rachel Carter in the drawdown zone of Pitsford Water SSSI, Northamptonshire, UK.. 13 Sep 2011. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com.

Asterosiphon dichotomus (Kützing) Rieth
Collected by Rachel Carter in the drawdown zone of Pitsford Water SSSI, Northamptonshire, UK.. 13 Sep 2011. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com.

Asterosiphon dichotomus (Kützing) Rieth
Red-cyan anaglyph. Collected by Rachel Carter in the drawdown zone of Pitsford Water SSSI, Northamptonshire, UK.. 13 Sep 2011. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com.

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Asterosiphon dichotomus (Kützing) Rieth Collected by Rachel Carter in the drawdown zone of Pitsford Water SSSI, Northamptonshire, UK.
© C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com

Publication details
Asterosiphon dichotomus (Kützing) Rieth 1962

Published in: Reith, A. (1962). Über Gongrosira dichotoma Kütz. und Asterosiphon Dang. I. Gibt es ein "Gongrosira-Stadium" bei Vaucheria?. Limnologica 1: 197-210.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Asterosiphon is Asterosiphon terrestre P.J.L.Dangeard.

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

Basionym
Gongrosira dichotoma Kützing

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), dichotomous, having divisions always in pairs (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Gongrosira dichotoma Kützing 1843

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Asterosiphon terrestre P.J.L.Dangeard 1942

General environment
This is a terrestrial species.

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Key references
Ettl, H. & Gärtner, G. (1995). Syllabus der Boden-, Luft- und Flechtenalgen. pp. i-vii, 1-721. Stuttgart: Gustav Fischer.

Wang Quanxi [Wang, Q.X.] (2007). Flora algarum sinicarum aquae dulcis Tomus XI Xanthophyta. pp. [1-6] i-xvii, 1-129 [130], 99 figs. Beijing: Science Press. [in Chinese]

Zuccarello, G.C. & Lokhorst, G.M. (2005). Molecular phylogeny of the genus Tribonema (Xanthophyceae) using rbcL gene sequence data: monophyly of morphologically simple algal species. Phycologia 44: 384-392.

Created: 14 March 2004 by Fabio Rindi

Verified by: 11 October 2016 by M.D. Guiry

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References
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Cambra-Sánchez, J. (2010). Asterosiphon dichotomus (Kützing) Rieth (Vaucheriales, Ochrophyta, Xanthophyceae) in sub-arid agricultural soils of Catalonia (Spain). Gayana Botánica 67(1): 140-144.

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