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Pithophora roettleri (Roth) Wittrock 1877

Publication details
Pithophora roettleri (Roth) Wittrock 1877: 66

Published in: Wittrock, V.B. (1877). On the development and systematic arrangement of the Pithophoraceae, a new order of algae. Nova Acta Regiae Societatis Scientiarum Upsaliensis Ser. 3, extra ordinem(Editum 1877, Art 19): 1-80, VI plates.

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Pithophora is Pithophora kewensis Wittrock .

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

Basionym
Ceramium roettleri Roth

Type information
Holotype locality: Tranquebar, eastern India (Boedeker & al. 2012: 821). Holotype: Klein; January 1799; L 93825 38 (Boedeker & al. 2012: 821). Notes: Isotype in UPS. In aquis stagnantibus Tranquebariae, lecta a Cel. Roettlero et ab Ill. Praeside de Schreber mecum benevole communicata (INA).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Ceramium roettleri Roth 1806
Cladophora roettleri (Roth) Kützing 1849

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Conferva oedogonia Montagne 1850
Cladophora sumatrana Martens 1866
Cladophora zelleri G.Martens 1868
Pithophora oedogonia (Montagne) Wittrock 1877
Pithophora cleveana Wittrock 1877
Pithophora sumatrana (G.Martens) Wittrock 1877
Pithophora kewensis Wittrock 1877
Pithophora aequalis Wittrock 1877
Pithophora polymorpha Wittrock 1877
Pithophora zelleri (G.Martens) Wittrock 1877
Pithophora affinis Nordstedt 1878
Pithophora microspora Wittrock 1885
Pithophora reineckei Schmidle 1896
Pithophora clavifera Schmidle 1897
Pithophora radians West & G.S.West 1897
Pithophora pachyderma Schmidle 1900
Pithophora variabilis Schmidle 1901
Pithophora varia Wille 1902
Pithophora macrospora F.Brand 1904
Pithophora mooreana Collins 1912
Pithophora heterospora M.Howe & Hervey 1924
Pithophora pragensis Sula 1930
Pithophora chinensis Skvortsov 1946
Pithophora tropica Woodhead & Tweed 1958
Pithophora oedogonia var. cleveana (Wittrock) Pankow & Täuscher 1980

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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Key references
Boedeker, C., O'Kelly, C.J., Star, W. & Leliaert, F. (2012). Molecular phylogeny and taxonomy of the Aegagropila clade (Cladophorales, Ulvophyceae), including the description of Aegagropilopsis gen. nov. and Pseudocladophora gen. nov. Journal of Phycology 48(3): 808-825.

Pankow, H. & Täuscher, L. (1980). Über eine Pithophora-Art aus den Gewächshäusern des Botanischen Gartens in Rostock. Nova Hedwigia 33(1-2): 465-474, 2 figs, 1 pl..

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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