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Monoraphidium tortile (West & G.S.West) Komárková-Legnerová 1969

Publication details
Monoraphidium tortile (West & G.S.West) Komárková-Legnerová 1969: 103, pl. 17: figs 1-6

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 tortilis West & G.S.West

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), twisted, winding, spiral (Smith & Lockwood 1933).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Ankistrodesmus tortilis West & G.S.West 1912

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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Key references
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. (1984). Studies on the chlorococcal algae (Chlorophyceae) III. Biologické Práce 30: 1-312.

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

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.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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