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Cyanophora paradoxa Korshikov

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Glaucophyta
Class Glaucophyceae
Order Glaucocystales
Family Glaucocystaceae
Genus Cyanophora

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Cyanophora paradoxa Korshikov
Eutrophic temporary pond near Palermo, Italy; summer 2006. Rossella Barone (rossella.barone@unipa.it). © Rossella Barone (rossella.barone@unipa.it).

 

Cyanophora paradoxa Korshikov Eutrophic temporary pond near Palermo, Italy; summer 2006
© Rossella Barone (rossella.barone@unipa.it)

Publication details
Cyanophora paradoxa Korshikov 1924: 57, 71, pl. III: figs 1-7

Published in: Korshikov, A. (1924). Protistologische Beobachtungen. I Cyanophora paradoxa n. g. et sp. Russ. Arch. Protistol. 3: 57-74.

Type species
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Cyanophora.

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

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), paradoxical.

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

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Type information
Type locality: Bezirk Charkow (Silva 1996-to date). Lectotype: Korshikov 1924: 3, pl. III, fig. 1: resin-embedded cells of strain CCAP 981/1, deposited as TNS-AL-57397 in TNS; epitype locality: near Cambridge, England (Pringsheim 1958) (epitype) (Takahashi et al. 2014: 1065). Notes: "Lectotype [?] locality: Belopolye, Russian Empire (now Bilopillia, Ukraine) or near Kharkov Oblast, Russian Empire or USRR (now Kharkiv Oblast, Ukraine)." (Takahashi et al., 2014: 1065).

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Key references
Hu, H. & Wei, Y. (2006). The freshwater algae of China. Systematics, taxonomy and ecology. pp. [4 pls of 16 figs], [i-iv], i-xv, 1-1023. China: www.sciencep.com.

Kies, L. & Kremer, B.P. (1986). Typification of the Glaucocystophyceae. Taxon 35: 128-133.

Kugrens, P., Clay, B.L., Meyer, C.J. & Lee, R.E. (1999). Ultrastructure and description of Cyanophora biloba, sp. nov., with additional observations on C. paradoxa (Glaucophyta). Journal of Phycology 35: 844-854, 22 figs.

Takahashi, T., Sato, M., Toyooka, K., Matsuzaki, R., Kawafune, K., Kawamura, M., Okuda, K. & Nozaki, H. (2014). Five Cyanophora (Cyanophorales, Glaucophyta) species delineated based on morphological and molecular data. Journal of Phycology 50(6): 1058-1069.

Whitton, B.A. (2011). Phylum Glaucophyta. 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. 766-767. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Culture Centre for Algae and Protozoa (CCAP) cultures
Strain Number 981/1 Cyanophora paradoxa Korshikov
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Verified by: 11 February 2015 by M.D. Guiry

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References
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Abdel-Ghany, S.E., Kugrens, P. & Reddy, A.S.N. (2000). CpKLP1: A calmodulin-binding kinesin-like protein from Cyanophora paradoxa (Glaucophyta). Journal of Phycology 36: 686-692.
Barone, R., Marrone, F. & Naselli Flores, L. (2006). First record of Cyanophora paradoxa (Glaucocystophyta) in Italy. Naturalista Siciliana, ser. IV 30: 97-106.
Chapman, D.J. (1966). The pigments of the symbiotic algae (cyanomes) of Cyanophora paradoxa and Glaucocystis nostochinearum and two Rhodophyceae, Porphyridium aerugineum and Asterocytis ramosa. Archiv für Mikrobiologie 55: 17-25.
Hall, W.T. & Claus, G. (1963). Ultrastructural studies on the blue-green algal symbiont in Cyanophora paradoxa Korschikoff. Journal of Cell Biology 19: 551-563.
Hawthornthwaite, A.M., Codd, G.A., Mangeney, E. & Gibbs, S.P. (1987). Compartmentation of Calvin Cycle enzymes in photosynthetic prokaryotes and the cyanelles of Cyanophora paradoxa and Glaucocystis notochinearum. British Phycological Journal 22: 305.
Iino, M. & Hashimoto, H. (2003). Intermediate features of cyanelle division of Cyanophora paradoxa (Glaucocystophyta) between cyanobacterial and plastid division. Journal of Phycology 39: 561-569.
Korshikov, A. (1924). Protistologische Beobachtungen. I Cyanophora paradoxa n. g. et sp. Russ. Arch. Protistol. 3: 57-74.
Kugrens, P., Clay, B.L., Meyer, C.J. & Lee, R.E. (1999). Ultrastructure and description of Cyanophora biloba, sp. nov., with additional observations on C. paradoxa (Glaucophyta). Journal of Phycology 35: 844-854, 22 figs.
Sato, M., Nishikawa, T., Yamazaki, T. & Kawano, S. (2005). Isolation of the plastid FtsZ gene from Cyanophora paradoxa (Glaucocystophyceae, Glaucocystophyta). Phycological Research 53(2): 93-96.

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