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Colacium vesiculosum Ehrenberg

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Protozoa
Subkingdom Eozoa
Infrakingdom Euglenozoa
Phylum Euglenophyta (=Phylum Euglenozoa)
Subphylum Euglenoida
Class Euglenophyceae
Order Euglenophyceae incertae sedis
Family Colaciaceae
Genus Colacium

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Colacium vesiculosum Ehrenberg
On Daphnia longispina. Yardley Chase, Northamptonshire, UK. 17 May 2016. © C.F.Carter(chris.carter'at'6cvw.freeuk.com.

Colacium vesiculosum Ehrenberg
Yardley Chase, Northamptonshire, UK. 17 May 2016. © C.F.Carter(chris.carter'at'6cvw.freeuk.com.

Colacium vesiculosum Ehrenberg
Example on a rotifer. Castle Ashby Gardens, Northampton, UK.. 03 Oct 2014. © C.F. Carter(chris.carter'at'6cvw.freeuk.com.

Colacium vesiculosum Ehrenberg
On a copepod larva. Roger Flower, David Ryves and Chris Carter, Barton-under-Needwood Quarry, South Staffordshire, UK. 05 Jun 2014. © C.F.Carter(chris.carter'at'6cvw.freeuk.com.

Colacium vesiculosum Ehrenberg
Roger Flower, David Ryves and Chris Carter, Barton-under-Needwood Quarry, South Staffordshire, UK. 05 Jun 2014. © C.F.Carter(chris.carter'at'6cvw.freeuk.com.

Colacium vesiculosum Ehrenberg
Roger Flower, David Ryves and Chris Carter, Barton-under-Needwood Quarry, South Staffordshire, UK. 05 Jun 2014. © C.F.Carter(chris.carter'at'6cvw.freeuk.com.

Colacium vesiculosum Ehrenberg
Roger Flower, David Ryves and Chris Carter, Barton-under-Needwood Quarry, South Staffordshire, UK. 05 Jun 2014. © C.F.Carter(chris.carter'at'6cvw.freeuk.com.

Colacium vesiculosum Ehrenberg
On disintegrating zooplankton. Castle Ashby, Northamptonshire, UK.. 14 Sep 2011. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

 

Leibleinia holdenii (Forti) P.C.Silva

Colacium vesiculosum Ehrenberg Roger Flower, David Ryves and Chris Carter, Barton-under-Needwood Quarry, South Staffordshire, UK

Publication details
Colacium vesiculosum Ehrenberg 1834: 288

Published in: Ehrenberg, C.G. (1834). Dritter Beitrag zur Erkenntniss grosser Organisation in der Richtung des kleinsten Raumes. Abhandlungen der Königlichen Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Berlin 1833: 145-336, pls I-XIII [1-11].
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Type species
This is the type species (lectotype) of the genus Colacium.

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

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), covered with little bladders or blisters (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Type information
Type locality: bei Berlin auf Cyclops quadricorni (Silva 1996-to date). Type: 5 May 1832; (Silva 1996-to date

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Colacium vesiculosum Ehrenberg)
Europe: Baltic Sea (Hällfors 2004), Britain (Wołowski 2002, Whitton et al. 2003, John, Whitton & Brook 2011), Germany (Täuscher 2013, Täuscher 2014, Täuscher 2016), Netherlands (Veen et al. 2015), Romania (Caraus 2002, Caraus 2012, Caraus 2017), Slovakia (Hindák & Hindáková 2016), Spain (Alvárez Cobelas 1984), Sweden (Skuja 1948), Turkey (Europe) (Aysel 2005).

North America: Arkansas (Smith 2010), Great Lakes (Prescott 1962), Québec (Poulin, Hamilton & Proulx 1995).

South America: Argentina (Tell 1985), Brazil (Alves-da-Silva & Menezes 2010).

Africa: Libya (Nizamuddin 2005).

South-west Asia: Bangladesh (Ahmed et al. 2009), India (Gupta 2012).

Asia: China (Hu & Wei 2006), Russia (Far East) (Medvedeva & Nikulina 2014), Tajikistan (Barinova, Boboev & Hisoriev 2016).

South-east Asia: Singapore (Pham et al. 2011).

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

Key references
Green, J. (1974). Parasites and epibionts of Cladocera. Transactions of the Zoological Society of London 32: 417-515.

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.

Lemmermann, E. (1913). Flagellatae II. Eugleninae. In: Die Süsswasserflora Deutschlands, Österreichs und der Schweiz. Heft 2. (Pascher, A. & Lemmermann, E. Eds), pp. 115-174. Jena: Verlag von Gustav Fischer.

Milanowski, R., Kosmala, S., Zakrys, B. & Kwiatowski, J. (2006). Phylogeny of photosynthetic euglenophytes based on combined chloroplast and cytoplasmic SSU rDNA sequence analysis. Journal of Phycology 42: 721-730.

Monfils, A.K., Triemer, R.E. & Bellairs, E.F. (2011). Characterization of paramylon morphological diversity in photosynthetic euglenoids (Euglenales, Euglenophytaa). Phycologia 50(2): 156-169.

Nizamuddin, M. (2005). Taxonomy of some freshwater Euglenophyta from Libya. Int. J. Phycol. Phycochem. 1(2): 103-106.

Nudelman, M.A., Rossi, M.S., Conforti, V. & Triemer, R.E. (2003). Phylogeny of Euglenophyceae based on small subunit rDNA sequences: taxonomic implications. Journal of Phycology 39: 226-235.

Skuja, H. (1948). Taxonomie des Phytoplanktons einiger Seen in Uppland, Schweden. Symbolae Botanicae Upsalienses 9(3): 1-399, 39 pls.

Starmach, K. (1983). Euglenophyta - Eugleniny. Vol. 3 pp. 1-594. Warszawa: Panstwowe Wydawnictwo Naukowe.

Wołowski, K, & Hindák, F. (2005). Atlas of Euglenophytes. pp. [1]-136, 417 figs. Cracow: VEDA Publishing House of the Slovak Academy of Sciences.

Wołowski, K. (2011). Euglenophyta (Euglenoids). 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. 181-239. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

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References
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Al-Dhaheri, R.S. & Willey, R.L. (1996). Colonization and reproduction of the epibiotic flagellate Colacium vesiculosum (Euglenophyceae) on Daphnia pulex. Journal of Phycology 32: 770-774, 7 figs, 1 table.

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