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Kirchneriella contorta var. gracillima (Bohlin) Chodat

Publication details
Kirchneriella contorta var. gracillima (Bohlin) Chodat 1902: 203

Published in: Chodat, R. (1902). Algues vertes de la Suisse. Pleurococcoïdes - Chroolépoïdes Beiträge Kryptogamenflora der Schweiz. Band I, Heft 3.. pp. i-xii, 1-373. Berne: Druck und Verlag von K-J. Wyss, Libraire-Éditeur.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Kirchneriella is Kirchneriella lunaris (Kirchner) Möbius.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Raphidocelis contorta var. gracillima (Bohlin) P.Marvan, J.Komárek & A.Comas

Basionym
Kirchneriella gracillima Bohlin

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), contorted, literally, ‘powerful, vehement, involved’. (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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Source of current name
Marvan, P., Komárek, J. & Comas, A. (1984). Weighting and scaling of features in numerical evaluation of coccal green algae (genera of Selenastraceae). Arch. Hydrobiol. Suppl. 67 (Algological Studies 37) : 363-399, 13 fig., 5 tables.

Key references
Komárek, J. & Fott, B. (1983). Chlorophyceae (Grünalgen) Ordnung: Chlorococcales. Das Phytoplankton des Süsswassers. In: Das Phytoplankton des Süsswassers (Die Binnengewässer) XVI. (Huber-Pestalozzi, G. Eds), pp. [1]-x, [1]-1044. Stuttgart: E. Schweizerbart'sche Verlangbuchhandlung (Nägele u. Obermiller).

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