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Ctenocladus circinnatus Borzì

Publication details
Ctenocladus circinnatus Borzì 1883: 28, pls 2, 3

Published in: Borzì, A. (1883). Studi algologici. Saggio di richerche sulla biologia delle Alghe. Fascicolo I. pp. [i]-vi, [i, h.t.], [i]-i 117, [i, cont.], errata slip, IX pls., uncol. liths. by author. Messina: Gaetano Capra e Co. Editori.
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Type species
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Ctenocladus.

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

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), coiled inward from the tip.

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Gongrosira circinnata (Borzì) Schmidle 1901

Habitat notes
Inland saline lakes, growing on vascular plants (e. g. Salicornia), also reported from aerophytic habitats. - (15 Mar 2018) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a freshwater/terrestrial species.

Type information
Type locality: "in stagnis submarinis ap. Messina (Siciliae)..." [Messina, Sicily] (Borzì 1883: 23). Notes: Lectotype (designated by Darienko & Pröschold 2017): Fig. 4: 12 in Borzi (1883). Epitype (designated by Darienko & Pröschold 2017): The strain CCMP 2158 is permanently cryopreserved in a metabolically inactive state (cryopreserved in liquid nitrogen) in the CCMP, USA.

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Key references
Darienko, T. & Pröschold, T. (2017). Toward a monograph of non-marine Ulvophyceae using an integrative approach (Molecular phylogeny and systematics of terrestrial Ulvophyceae II.). Phytotaxa 324(1): 1-41, 23 figs.

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.

Tsarenko, P.M. (2011). Trebouxiophyceae. In: Algae of Ukraine: diversity, nomenclature, taxonomy, ecology and geography. Volume 3: Chlorophyta. (Tsarenko, P.M., Wasser, S.P. & Nevo, E. Eds), pp. 61-108. Ruggell: A.R.A. Gantner Verlag K.-G..

Škaloud, P., Rindi, F., Boedeker, C. & Leliaert, F. (2018). Süßwasserflora von Mitteleuropa. Freshwater flora of central Europe. Bd 13. Chlorophyta: Ulvophyceae (Krienitz, L. ed.). pp. [i]-vii, [1]-288, 182 figs. Berlin: Springer Spektrum.

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Ariño, X., Hernandez-Marine, M. & Saiz-Jimenez, C. (1996). Ctenocladus circinnatus (Chlorophyta) in stuccos from archaeological sites of southern Spain. Phycologia 35: 183-189, 12 figs, 1 table.
Blinn, D.W. (1970). The influence of sodium on the development of Ctenocladus circinnatus Borzi (Chlorophyceae). Phycologia 9: 49-53, 1 fig, 2 tables.
Blinn, D.W. (1971). Autecology of a filamentous alga, Ctenocladus circinnatus (Chlorophyceae), in saline environments. Canadian Journal of Botany 49: 735-743.
Herbst, D.B. & Castenholtz, R.W. (1994). Growth of the filamentous green alga Ctenocladus circinnatus (Chaetophorales
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