Asterochloris magnus (Archibald) Skaloud & Peksa 2010

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Asterochloris magnus (Archibald) Skaloud & Peksa 2010: 45

Published in: Skaloud, P. & Peksa, O. (2010). Evolutionary inferences based on ITS rDNA and actin sequences reveal extensive diversity of the common lichen alga Asterochloris (Trebouxiophyceae, Chlorophyta). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 54: 36-46.

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Type Species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Asterochloris is Asterochloris phycobiontica E.Tschermak-Woess.

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Trebouxia magna P.A.Archibald

Type Information
Lectotype = illustration "Pilophorus acicularis" A-H inserted between pp. 59 in Ahmadjian (1959) (as T. lambii sp.nov.): Asterochloris magna strain UTEX 902 (cryopreserved) in Culture Collection of Algae at Charles Univ., Prague (epitype) (Skaloud & Peksa 2010: 45) Notes: Source: Indiana Culture Collection No. 67, 902. Isolator: Beijernick isolated from Cladonia sp. as Chlorococcum sociabile (67); Ahmadjian from Pilophorus acicularis as Trebouxia lambi (nomen nudum) (902).

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Created: 28 December 2010 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 13 February 2012

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G.M. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 13 February 2012. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 01 February 2023

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