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Tribonema minus (Wille) Hazen

Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Chromista
Phylum Ochrophyta
Class Xanthophyceae
Order Tribonematales
Family Tribonemataceae
Genus Tribonema


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Tribonema minus (Wille) Hazen
Pitsford Water, Northamptonshire, UK.. 28 Mar 2010. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).


Metagoniolithon charoides (J.V.Lamouroux) Weber Bosse

Tribonema minus (Wille) Hazen Pitsford Water, Northamptonshire, UK.
© C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com)

Publication details
Tribonema minus (Wille) Hazen 1902: 185

Published in: Hazen, T.E. (1902). The Ulothricaceae and Chaetophoraceae of the United States. Memoirs of the Torrey Botanical Club 11: 135-250.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Tribonema is Tribonema bombycinum (C.Agardh) Derbès & Solier.

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


Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), less (Stearn 1973).

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Conferva bombycina f. minor Wille 1879
Tribonema bombycinum f. minus (Wille) G.S.West 1904

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Conferva bombycina f. minor Wille)
Europe: Slovakia (Hindák & Hindáková 2016).

Australia and New Zealand: Australia (Day et al. 1995).

(as Tribonema minus (Wille) Hazen)
Arctic: Svalbard (Spitsbergen) (Skulberg 1996).

Europe: Black Sea (BSPC Editorial Board 2014), Britain (Johnson 2002, Whitton et al. 2003, John, Whitton & Brook 2011), Georgia (Barinova et al. 2011, Barinova & Kukhaleishvili 2014, Barinova & Kukhaleishvili 2017), Germany (Mauch & Schmedtje 2003), Netherlands (Zuccarello & Lokhorst 2005, Veen et al. 2015), Romania (Caraus 2002, Caraus 2012, Caraus 2017), Russia (Europe) (Fenchel et al. 1995, Stenina & Patova 2007, Patova & Demina 2007, Patova & Demina 2008, Patova & Novakovskaya 2018), Scandinavia (Karlason et al. 2018), Slovakia (Hindák & Hindáková 2016), Spain (Alvárez Cobelas 1984, Aboal 1989), Turkey (Europe) (Aysel 2005), Ukraine (Berezovskaya 2019).

North America: Arkansas (AR) (Smith 2010), Great Lakes (Prescott 1962), Mexico (Figueroa-Torres et al. 2015), Québec (Poulin, Hamilton & Proulx 1995), Tennessee (TN) (Johansen et al. 2007).

South America: Argentina (Tell 1985), Brazil (Ferragut et al. 2005, Bicudo et al. 2006, Menezes & Bicudo 2010).

Africa: Sudan (Reinhold 1937).

South-west Asia: Iraq (Maulood et al. 2013).

Asia: China (Hu & Wei 2006, Liu 2008, Wang 2018), Japan (Hirose, Yamagishi & Akiyama 1977), Russia (Far East) (Medvedeva & Nikulina 2014), Tajikistan (Barinova, Boboev & Hisoriev 2015, Barinova & Niyatbekov 2018).

Australia and New Zealand: New South Wales (Day et al. 1995), South Australia (Day et al. 1995), Victoria (Day et al. 1995).

Pacific Islands: Hawaiian Islands (HI) (Sherwood 2004).

(as Tribonema bombycinum f. minus (Wille) G.S.West)
Australia and New Zealand: Victoria (Day et al. 1995).

Key references
Dillard, G.E. (2007). Freshwater algae of the southeastern United States Part 8. Chrysophyceae, Xanthophyceae, Cryptophyceae and Dinophyceae. Bibliotheca Phycologica 112: [i-vi], 1-127, 22 pls.

Ettl, H. (1978). Xanthophyceae. In: Süsswasserflora von Mitteleurope. Begründer von A. Pascher. Band 3, Teil 1. (Ettl, H., Gerloff, J & Heynig, H. Eds), pp. [i]-xiv, [1]-530. Jena: VEB Gustav Fischer Verlag.

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]

Johnson, L.R. (2002). Phylum Xanthophyta (Yellow-Green Algae). In: The Freshwater Algal Flora of the British Isles. An identification guide to freshwater and terrestrial algae. (John, D.M., Whitton, B.A. & Brook, A.J. Eds), pp. 245-270. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Johnson, L.R. (2011). Phylum Xanthophyta (Tribophyta) (Yellow-green algae). Orders Botrydiales, Mischococcales, Rhizochloridales, Tribonematales. 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. 318-335. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Pascher, A. (1939). Heterokonten. In: Kryptogamen-Flora von Deutschland, Österreich und der Schweiz. (Rabenhorst, L. Eds) Vol. 11 Teil 6, pp. 833-1092, [iii-x]. Leipzig: Akademische Verlagsgesellschaft.

Wang Quanxi [Wang, Q.X.] (2018). 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.

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