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Monoraphidium contortum (Thuret) Komárková-Legnerová 1969

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

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Monoraphidium contortum (Thuret) Komárková-Legnerová
prox. National Botanic Garden of Wales. Collected by David John.. 17 Mar 2012. © C.F.Carter (Chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

 

Monoraphidium contortum (Thuret) Komárková-Legnerová prox. National Botanic Garden of Wales. Collected by David John.
© C.F.Carter (Chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com)

Publication details
Monoraphidium contortum (Thuret) Komárková-Legnerová in Fott 1969: 104, pl. 18: figs 1-5

Published in: Komárková-Legnerová, J. (1969). The systematics and ontogenesis of the genera Ankistrodesmus Corda and Monoraphidium gen. nov. In: Studies in Phycology. (Fott, B. Eds), pp. 75-144. Prague: Academia Publishing House of the Czechosolvak Academy of Sciences.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Monoraphidium is Monoraphidium griffithii (Berkeley) Komárková-Legnerová.

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

Basionym
Ankistrodesmus contortus Thuret

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

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Ankistrodesmus contortus Thuret 1856
Ankistrodesmus falcatus var. contortus (Thuret) Playfair 1917

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Rhaphidium duplex Kützing 1845
Rhaphidium polymorphum var. spirale West & G.S.West 1898
Ankistrodesmus falcatus var. spirilliformis G.S West 1904
Ankistrodesmus falcatus var. duplex (Kützing) G.S.West 1904
Ankistrodesmus angustus (C.Bernard) Oettli 1927
Ankistrodesmus pseudomirabilis var. spiralis Korshikov 1953

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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Key references
Fawley, M.W., Dean, M.L., Dimmer, S.K. & Fawley, K.P. (2006). Evaluating the morphospecies concept in the Selenastraceae (Chlorophyceae, Chlorophyta). Journal of Phycology 42: 142-154.

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

Kasten J., Kusber W.-H., Riedmüller U., Tworeck A., Oschwald L. & Mischke U. (2018). Steckbriefe der Phytoplankton-Indikatortaxa in den WRRL Bewertungsverfahren PhytoSee und PhytoFluss mit Begleittext – 1. Lieferung: 50 Steckbriefe ausgewählter Indikatortaxa. pp. 1-177. Berlin: Botanic Garden and Botanical Museum Berlin, Freie Universität Berlin.

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).

Pankow, H. (1976). Algenflora der Ostsee. II. Plankton (einschliesslich benthischer Kieselalgen). pp. 1-493, 880 figs, 26 pls. Jena: Gustav Fischer.

Ramos, G.J.P., Bicudo, C.E. de M., Góes-Neto, A. & Moura, C.W. do N. (2012). Monoraphidium and Ankistrodesmus (Chlorophyceae, Chlorophyta) from Pantanal dos Marimbus, Chapada Diamantina, Bahia State, Brazil. Hoehnea 39(3): 421-434, 3 figs.

Tsarenko, P.M. & John, D.M. (2011). Order Sphaeropleales sensu lato [Phylum Chlorophyta]. 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. 419-475. 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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