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Chlamydomonas elegans G.S.West

Publication details
Chlamydomonas elegans G.S.West 1915: 77, fig. 2 j-o

Published in: West, G.S. (1915). Algological notes XIV-XVII. Journal of Botany 53: 73-84.

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 B (Latin), elegant (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a freshwater 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.

Hu, H.J., Yang, M., Luo, L.M. & Chen, S. (2015). Flora algarum sinicarum aquae dulcis Tomus XX Chlorophyta Chlorophyceae Order Volvocales (II) Genus Chlamydomonas. pp. [i]-xvii, 1-174, 2 pls. Beijing: Science Press. [in Chinese]

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