156,977 species and infraspecific names are in the database, 22,046 images, 60,679 bibliographic items, 451,346 distributional records.

Nitella claytonii M.T.Casanova

Publication details
Nitella claytonii M.T.Casanova in Casanova et al. 2007: 8, fig. 2a

Published in: Casanova, M.T., Winton, M.D. de, Karol, K.G. & Clayton, J.S. (2007). Nitella hookeri A.Braun (Characeae, Charophyceae) in New Zealand and Australia: implications for endemism, speciation and biogeography. Charophytes 1(1): 2-18, 7 figs.

Publication date: 2007

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Nitella is Nitella opaca (C.Agardh ex Bruzelius) C.Agardh.

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

Eponomy
"This species is named for John S. Clayton, in honour of his work on New Zealand charophyte and waterplant ecology."

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

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Type information
Type locality: "Lake Ohau, Otago, New Zealand South Island." (Casanova et al. 2007: 8). Holotype: J.[S.] Clayton 16/nh?/-/Ohau; 3-iii-2001; CHR P439 (Casanova et al. 2007: 8).

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Created: 02 October 2012 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 02 October 2012 by M.D. Guiry

Accesses: This record has been accessed by users 145 times since it was created.

Verification of data
Users are responsible for verifying the accuracy of information before use, as noted on the website Content page.

Linking to this page: http://www.algaebase.org/search/species/detail/?species_id=143981

Citing AlgaeBase
Cite this record as:
M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 12 December 2019.

SITE © 1996 - 2019 M.D. Guiry. All rights reserved.

Website Design : 249 Design Studio