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Chlamydomonas terrestris J.B.Petersen

Publication details
Chlamydomonas terrestris J.B.Petersen 1932: 28, fig. 10

Published in: Petersen, J.B. (1932). The algal vegetation of Hammer Bakker. Botanische Tidskrifter 42: 1-48.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Chlamydomonas is Chlamydomonas reinhardtii P.A.Dangeard.

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

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), growing on the ground or soil, as opposed to rocks or trees (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a terrestrial species.

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Key references
Ettl, H. (1976). Die Gattung Chlamydomonas Ehrenberg. Beihefte zur Nova Hedwigia 49: 1-1122, 67 figs, 168 pls.

Massjuk, N.P., Lilitska, G.G. & Kapustin, D.O. (2011). Chlamydomonadales. In: Algae of Ukraine: diversity, nomenclature, taxonomy, ecology and geography. Volume 3: Chlorophyta. (Tsarenko, P.M., Wasser, S.P. & Nevo, E. Eds), pp. 157-218. Ruggell: A.R.A. Gantner Verlag K.-G..

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