Prasiola antarctica Kützing
Prasiola antarctica Kützing TYPE (L)
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Prasiola antarctica Kützing 1849: 473
Published in: Kützing, F.T. (1849). Species algarum. pp. [i]-vi, -922. Lipsiae [Leipzig]: F.A. Brockhaus.
Publication date: 23-24 July 1849
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Prasiola crispa (Lightfoot) Kützing
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), of or pertaining to the Antarctic (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
No habitat entry has yet been made for this entity.
Type locality: Antarctic Peninsula (Ricker 1987: 46). Type: L? Notes: "Island, lat. 64 13 South; long. 57 West, Jan 6 1843"; J.D. Hooker (INA). Mount Erebus, Ross Island (64º135 S, 57º E); marked "K Suringar, in 1843" but exact date not readable (Kützing's handwriting) (Moniz et al. 2012: table 1).
Created: 10 January 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 25 October 2012 by Wendy Guiry
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Jacob, A., Wiencke, C., Lehmann, H. & Kirst, G.O. (1992). Physiology and ultrastructure of desiccation in the green alga Prasiola crispa from Antarctica. Botanica Marina 35: 297-303, 11 figs.
Kobayasi, Y. (1967). Prasiola crispa and its allies in the Alaskan Arctic and Antarctica. Bulletin of the National Science Museum, Tokyo, Ser. B (Botany) 10: 209-219.
Lud, D., Buma, A.G.J., van de Poll, W., Moerdijk, T.C.W. & Huiskes, A.H.L. (2001). DNA damage and photosynthetic performance in the Antarctic terrestrial alga Prasiola crispa spp. antarctica (Chlorophyta) under manipulated UV-B radiation. Journal of Phycology 37: 459-467.
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Wendy 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 14 October 2019.