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Kirchneriella irregularis (G.M.Smith) Korshikov

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Viridiplantae
Infrakingdom Chlorophyta infrakingdom
Phylum Chlorophyta
Subphylum Chlorophytina
Class Chlorophyceae
Order Sphaeropleales
Family Selenastraceae
Genus Kirchneriella

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Kirchneriella irregularis (G.M.Smith) Korshikov
prox Yardley Chase, Northamptonshire, UK. BF image.. 13 Aug 2014. © C.F. Carter(chris.carter'at'6cvw.freeuk.com.

 

Kirchneriella irregularis (G.M.Smith) Korshikov prox Yardley Chase, Northamptonshire, UK. BF image.
© C.F. Carter(chris.carter'at'6cvw.freeuk.com

Publication details
Kirchneriella irregularis (G.M.Smith) Korshikov 1953: 319, fig. 291 a, b

Published in: Korshikov, A.A. (1953). Viznachnik prisnovodnihk vodorostey Ukrainsykoi RSR [Vyp] V. Pidklas Protokokovi (Protococcineae). Bakuol'ni (Vacuolales) ta Protokokovi (Protococcales) [The Freshwater Algae of the Ukrainian SSR. V. Sub-Class Protococcineae. Vacuolales and Protococcales]. pp. 1-439. Kyjv [Kiev]: Akad. NAUK URSR.
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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 of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Basionym
Kirchneriella lunaris var. irregularis G.M Smith

Type information
Type locality: USA: Wisconsin: lakes Cochrane, Pokegama and Renderfoot (Silva 1996-to date).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), irregular (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Kirchneriella lunaris var. irregularis G.M Smith 1920
Kirchneria irregularis (G.M.Smith) Hindák 1988

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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Key references
Couté, A. & Tell, G. (2011). The genus Kirchneriella Schm. (Chlorophyceae) in Argentina: Taxonomy and geographic distribution (Note). Cryptogamie Algologie 32(1): 97-104.

Day, S.A., Wickham, R.P., Entwisle, T.J. & Tyler, P.A. (1995). Bibliographic check-list of non-marine algae in Australia. Flora of Australia Supplementary Series 4: i-vii, 1-276.

Hindák, F. (1988). Studies on the chlorococcal algae (Chlorophyceae). IV. Biologické Práce 34(1/2): 1-264.

John, D.M. & Tsarenko, P.M. (2002). Order Chlorococcales. In: The Freshwater Algal Flora of the British Isles. An identification guide to freshwater and terrestrial algae. (John, D.M., Whitton, B.A. & Brook, A.J. Eds), pp. 327-409. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

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).

Ramos, G.P.R., Bicudo, C.E. de M. & Moura, C.W. do N. (2015). Novos registros de algas verdes cocoides (Chlorophyceae, Chlorophyta) para o estado da Bahia e para o Brasil. Sitientibus Série Ciências Biológicas 15: 1-13.

Tsarenko, P.M. & John, D.M. (2011). Phylum Chlorophyta. Order Sphaeropleales. In: The freshwater algal flora of the British Isles. An identification guide to freshwater and terrestrial algae. Second edition. (John, D.M., Whitton, B.A. & Brook, A.J. Eds), pp. 419-498. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Tsarenko, P.M. & John, D.M. (2011). Phylum Chlorophyta. Order Sphaeropleales. In: The freshwater algal flora of the British Isles. An identification guide to freshwater and terrestrial algae. Second edition. (John, D.M., Whitton, B.A. & Brook, A.J. Eds), pp. 419-498. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Tsarenko, P.M. (2011). Sphaeropleales. In: Algae of Ukraine: diversity, nomenclature, taxonomy, ecology and geography. Volume 3: Chlorophyta. (Tsarenko, P.M., Wasser, S.P. & Nevo, E. Eds), pp. 280-355. Ruggell: A.R.A. Gantner Verlag K.-G..

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