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Prasinocladus marinus (Cienkowski) Waern

Publication details
Prasinocladus marinus (Cienkowski) Waern 1952: 85, footnote

Published in: Waern, M. (1952). Rocky-shore algae in the Öregrund Archipelago. Acta Phytogeographica Suecica 30: [i]-xvi, 1-298.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Prasinocladus is Prasinocladus lubricus Kuckuck.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Tetraselmis marina (Cienkowski) R.E.Norris, Hori & Chihara

Basionym
Chlorangium marinum Cienkowski

Type information
Type locality: White Sea (Silva 1996-to date). Notes: Helgoland, Germany (Hori et al. 1983).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), growing in the sea (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Prasinocladus marinus (Cienkowski) Waern)
Europe: Baltic Sea (Hällfors 2004), Netherlands (Veen et al. 2015), Spain (Fernández & Miyares 1989).

North America: New Hampshire (Mathieson & Hehre 1986).

South America: Argentina (Boraso de Zaixso 2004, Boraso & Zaixso 2011).

Source of synonymy
Throndsen, J. (1996). The planktonic marine flagellates. In: Identifying marine phytoplankton. (Tomas, C.R. Eds), pp. 591-730. San Diego: Academic Press.

Key references
Boraso de Zaixso, A. (2004). Chlorophyta marinas de la Argentina. Historia Natural, Buenos Aires, Series 2 3: 95-119.

Massjuk, N.P. & Lilitska, G.G. (2011). Chlorodendrophyceae. In: Algae of Ukraine: diversity, nomenclature, taxonomy, ecology and geography. Volume 3: Chlorophyta. (Tsarenko, P.M., Wasser, S.P. & Nevo, E. Eds), pp. 14-17. Ruggell: A.R.A. Gantner Verlag K.-G..

Vinogradova, K.L. (1979). Opredelitel' vodoroslej dal'nevostochnykh morej SSSR. Selenye vodorosli [Determination book of the algae of the far-eastern seas of the USSR. Green algae]. pp. 1-148, 67 figs, pls I-XVIII. Leningrad: Akademiya Nauk SSSR, Botanicheskij Institut im. V.L. Komarova.

Zinova, A.D. (1967). Opredelitel zelenikh, burikh i krasnich odoroslei juzhnikh morei SSSR [Guide to the green, brown and red algae of the southern seas of USSR]. pp. 1-398. Moscow, Leningrad: Academia Nauk.

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Verified by: 19 March 2017 by M.D. Guiry

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References
(Please note: only references with the binomials in the title are included. The information is from the Literature database.)

Boney, A.D. (1970). Toxicity studies with an oil-spill emulsifier and the green alga Prasinocladus marinus. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom 50: 461-473.
Hori, T. & Chihara, M (1974). Light and electron microscope observations on the developmental sequence of Prasinocladus marinus (Class Prasinophyceae). Science Reports of Tokyo Kyoiku Daigaku, Section B 15: 265-271, 5 pls.

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