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Chlamydomonas planoconvexa M.O.P.Iyengar, nom. illeg. 1980

Publication details
Chlamydomonas planoconvexa M.O.P.Iyengar in Iyengar & Desikachary 1980: 292, 485, fig. 165: 1, 2 , 4-10, nom. illeg.

Published in: Iyengar, M.O.P. & Desikachary, T.V. (1981). Volvocales. pp. 1-532. New Delhi: Indian Council of Agricultural Research.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Chlamydomonas is Chlamydomonas reinhardtii P.A.Dangeard.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Chlamydomonas pseudoplanoconvexa Desikachary

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

Nomenclatural notes
Illegitimate: priority for Chlamydomonas planoconvexa J.W.G.Lund. - (18 Dec 2011) - M.D. Guiry

Nakada (2016: 204) notes "Chlamydomonas planoconvexa M. O. P. Iyengar and C. pseudoplanoconvexa Desikachary were simultaneously published in Iyengar & Desikachary (1981), but Art. 36.2 of the Code is not applied, because the author of each name was different. Although the page reference to the replaced synonym of C. pseudoplanoconvexa was wrong (English description, p. 292, instead of the Latin description, p. 485), the name was validly published under Art. 41.6 of the Code." - (29 Oct 2016) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Chlamydomonas planoconvexa M.O.P.Iyengar)
South-west Asia: India (Gupta 2012).

Source of current name
Nakada, T. & Tomita, M. (2011). Chlamydomonas neoplanoconvexa nom. nov. and its unique phylogenetic position within Volvocales (Chlorophyceae). Phycological Research 59(3): 194-199.

Created: 18 December 2011 by M.D. Guiry

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 16 January 2021.

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