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Chlorochytrium cohnii E.P.Wright 1877

Publication details
Chlorochytrium cohnii E.P.Wright 1877: 368, pl. IV [4]; pl. V [5]: fig. 1

Published in: Wright, E.P. (1877). On a new species of parasitic green alga belonging to the genus Chlorochytrium of Cohn. Transactions of the Royal Irish Academy 26: 355-380.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Chlorochytrium is Chlorochytrium lemnae Cohn.

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

Named for Ferdinand Cohn, German phycologist.

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Chlorocystis cohnii (E.P.Wright) L.Reinhard 1885

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Chlorochytrium immersum Massee 1885

General environment
This is a marine/freshwater species.

Type information
Type locality: Ireland: Howth near Dublin (Wright 1877: 368). Holotype: E.P. Wright; 1876; in Schizonema dillwynii etc.. TCD? (Wright 1877: 368).

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Chlorochytrium cohnii E.P.Wright)
Atlantic Islands: E. Greenland (Lund 1959, Pedersen 1976), Greenland (Pedersen 2011), Iceland (Caram & Jónsson 1972).

Europe: Atlantic France (Burel, Le Duff & Ar Gall 2019), Baltic Sea (Kontula & Fürhapter 2012), Britain (Batters 1902, Newton 1931, Burrows 1991, Hardy & Guiry 2003, Brodie & al. 2016), Faroe Islands (Irvine 1982), France (Anon. 2017), France (Breizh) (Feldmann 1954), Helgoland (Kornmann & Sahling 1983), Ireland (Wright 1877, Batters 1902, Adams 1908, Guiry 1978, Burrows 1991, Morton 1994, Guiry 2012), Norway (Rueness 1997, Brattegard & Holte 2001), Spain (Miranda 1931, Ballesteros 1981, Gallardo & al. 1985, Veiga, Cremades & Bárbara 1998, Bárbara 2002, Bárbara & al. 2005, Cires Rodriguez & Cuesta Moliner 2010), Spain (incl. Canary Is.) (Gallardo & al. 2016), Sweden (Kylin 1907, Kylin 1949), Ukraine (Tsarenko 2011).

Asia: China (Titlyanov et al. 2011), China (Hainan Island) (Titlyanova, Titlyanov & Kalita 2014, Titlyanov & al. 2015).

(as Chlorochytrium immersum Massee)
Europe: Britain (Batters 1902, Newton 1931).

(as Chlorocystis cohnii (E.P.Wright) L.Reinhard)
Europe: Baltic Sea (Nielsen & al. 1995), Norway (Brattegard & Holte 2001), Spain (Granja, Cremades & Barbara 1992).

Key references
Bristol, B.M. (1920). A review of the genus Chlorochytrium Cohn. Journal of the Linnean Society of London, Botany 45: 1-28.

Funk, G. (1955). Beiträge zur Kenntnis der Meeresalgen von Neapel: Zugleich mikrophotographischer Atlas. Pubblicazioni della Stazione Zoologica di Napoli 25(Suppl.): i-x , 1-178, 36 figs.

Lagerheim, G. (1884). Om Chlorochytrium cohnii Wright och dess föhållende till nästående arter. Ofversigt af Kungliga Vetenskadademiens Förhanligar. Stockholm 41(7): 91-97.

Mathieson, A.C. & Dawes, C.J. (2017). Seaweeds of the Northwest Atlantic. pp. [i]-x, 1-798, CIX pls. Amherst & Boston: University of Massachusetts Press.

Moore, G.T. (1900). New or little known unicellular algae I. Chlorocystis cohnii. Botanical Gazette 30: 100-112.

Pedersen, P.M. (2011). Grønlands havalger. pp. [1] 7-208. Copenhagen: Forlaget Epsilon.DK.

Titlyanova, T.V., Titlyanov, E.A., Xia, B. & Bartsch, I. (2012). New records of benthic marine green algae (Chlorophyta) for the island of Hainan (China). Nova Hedwigia 94: 441-470.

Tsarenko, P.M. (2011). Trebouxiophyceae. In: Algae of Ukraine: diversity, nomenclature, taxonomy, ecology and geography. Volume 3: Chlorophyta. (Tsarenko, P.M., Wasser, S.P. & Nevo, E. Eds), pp. 61-108. Ruggell: A.R.A. Gantner Verlag K.-G..

Created: 06 April 1996 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 30 August 2018 by M.D. Guiry

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Lagerheim, G. (1884). Om Chlorochytrium cohnii Wright och dess föhållende till nästående arter. Ofversigt af Kungliga Vetenskadademiens Förhanligar. Stockholm 41(7): 91-97.

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