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Chlamydomonas alpina (Wille) Playfair

Publication details
Chlamydomonas alpina (Wille) Playfair 1918: 518

Published in: Playfair, G.I. (1918). New and rare freshwater algae. Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales 43: 497-543, pls LIV-LVII.
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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 Chloromonas alpina Wille

Basionym
Chloromonas alpina Wille

Type information
Type locality: Gebirgspartie 'Rondane' zwischen 'Gudbrands' und 'Osterdalen' (Silva 1996-to date).

Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), alpine, growing in the Alps or in the alpine zone of other mountains (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a freshwater/terrestrial species.

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Source of current name
Matsuzaki, R., Nozaki, H., Takeuchi, N., Hara, Y. & Kawachi, M. (2019). Taxonomic re-examination of “Chloromonas nivalis (Volvocales, Chlorophyceae) zygotes” from Japan and description of C. muramotoi sp. nov. 14(1): e0210986 1-17, 7 figs, 1 table.

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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 20 November 2019.

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