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Characiopsis aquilonaris Skuja 1964

Publication details
Characiopsis aquilonaris Skuja 1964: 333, pl. LXV: figs 12, 13

Published in: Skuja, H. (1964). Grundzüge der Algenflora und Algenvegetation der Fjeldgegenden um Abisko in Schwedisch-Lappland. Nova Acta Regiae Societatis Scientiarum Upsaliensis Series 4 18(3): 1-465, 59 pls.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Characiopsis is Characiopsis minuta (A.Braun) Borzì.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Munda aquilonaris (Skuja) R.Amaral, K.P.Fawley, Nemcová, T.Sevcíková, A.Lukesová, M.W.Fawley, L.M.A.Santos & M.Eliás

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

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Type information
Type locality: Swedish Lapland: near Abisko (Index Nominum Algarum). Holotype: Tab. LXV, fig. 12-13 in Skuja 1964: strain ACOI 2424 (cryopreserved) deposited at Coimbra Coll. Algae (ACOI) (epitype) (Amaral et al. 2020: 645).

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Source of current name
Amaral, R., Fawley, K.P., Nemcová, Y., Sevcíková, T., Lukesová, A., Fawley, M.W., Santos, L.M.A. & Eliás, M. (2020). Toward modern classification of eumastigophytes, including the description of Neomonodaceae fam. nov. and three new genera. Journal of Phycology 56(3): 630-648.

Key references
Bicudo, D.C., Bicudo, C.E.M., Olivera, A.M. de, Ferragut, C. Fonesca, B.M., Marues Lopez, M.R & Nascimento de Lima, I.R. do (2006). Criptógamos do Parque Estadual das Fontes do Ipiranga, São Paulo, SP. Algas, 21: Xanthophyceae. Hoehnea 33: 291-316, 66 figs.

Ettl, H. (1978). Xanthophyceae. In: Süsswasserflora von Mitteleurope. Begründer von A. Pascher. Band 3, Teil 1. (Ettl, H., Gerloff, J & Heynig, H. Eds), pp. [i]-xiv, [1]-530. Jena: VEB Gustav Fischer Verlag.

Menezes, M. & Bicudo, C.E.M. (2010). Xanthophyceae. In: Catálogo de plantas e fungos do Brasil. Vol. 1. (Forzza, R.C. Eds), pp. 448-451. Rio de Janeiro: Andrea Jakobsson Estúdio; Instituto de Pesquisas Jardim Botânico do Rio de Janeiro.

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