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Sphaerocystis schroeteri Chodat 1897

Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Viridiplantae
Infrakingdom Chlorophyta infrakingdom
Phylum Chlorophyta
Subphylum Chlorophytina
Class Chlorophyceae
Order Chlamydomonadales
Family Sphaerocystidaceae
Genus Sphaerocystis


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Sphaerocystis schroeteri Chodat
Silverdale, Washington, USA; Clear Creek trail pond, 1000x, DIC. 31 Oct 2009. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net).

Sphaerocystis schroeteri Chodat
Bremerton, Washington, USA; Kitsap Lake, Lugol's, 400x, DIC. 16 May 2009. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net).

Sphaerocystis schroeteri Chodat
Spanaway, Washington, USA; Spanaway Lake, 1000x, DIC. 16 May 2009. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net).


Seirospora griffithsiana Harvey

Sphaerocystis schroeteri Chodat Silverdale, Washington, USA; Clear Creek trail pond, 1000x, DIC
© Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net)

Publication details
Sphaerocystis schroeteri Chodat 1897: 119

Published in: Chodat, R. (1897). Algues pélagiques nouvelles. Bulletin de l'Herbier Boissier 5: 119-120.
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Type species
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Sphaerocystis.

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

Type information
Syntype localities: "Assez répandu dans les lacs de Genève, d'Annecy, d'Aiguebelette, de Lucerne (Bachmann), de Zurich (Schroeter)." (Chodat 1897: 119).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Gloeocystis vesiculosa var. schroeteri (Chodat) Playfair
Gloeococcus schroeteri (Chodat) Lemmermann 1915

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Sphaerocystis vesiculosa var. schroeteri (Chodat) Playfair

Habitat notes
Lake plankton (John & Tsarenko 2002). - (7 Jul 2010) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a terrestrial species.

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Key references
Andreyeva, V.M (1998). Poczvennye i aerophilnye zelyonye vodorosli (Chlorophyta: Tetrasporales, Chlorococcales, Chlorosarcinales). Terrestrial and aerophilic green algae (Chlorophyta: Tetrasporales, Chlorococcales, Chlorosarcinales). pp. [1]-349, [2], 108 pls. St Petersberg: "NAUKA".

Cambra Sánchez, J., Álvarez Cobelas, M. & Aboal Sanjurjo, M. (1998). Lista florística y bibliográfica de los clorófitos (Chlorophyta) de la Península Ibérica, Islas Baleares e Islas Canarias. pp. 1-614. Burgos: Asociación Española de Limnología.

Das, D., Mustafa, G. & Keshri, J.P. (2011). Contributions to unicellular & colonial green algae belonging to the orders Volvocales and Tetrasporales (Chlorophyta) of Burdwan, West Bengal, India. Journal of Economic and Taxonomic Botany 35(1): 218-223.

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.

Hirose, H., Yamagishi, T. & Akiyama, M. (1977). Illustrations of the Japanese fresh-water algae. pp. [8 col. pls], [1]-933, 244 pls in text. Tokyo: Uchida Rokakuho Publishing Co., Ltd. [in Japanese]

Hu, H. & Wei, Y. (2006). The freshwater algae of China. Systematics, taxonomy and ecology. pp. [4 pls of 16 figs], [i-iv], i-xv, 1-1023. China: www.sciencep.com.

John, D.M. & Tsarenko, P.M. (2011). Phylum Chlorophyta. Order Chlorococcales. 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. 410. 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).

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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Verified by: 13 September 2018 by M.D. Guiry

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Lund, J.W.G. (1952). On Dinobryn suecicum Lemm. var. Longispinum Lemm., Chlamydomonas gloeophila Skuja, G. dinobryon G.M. Smith and Planktosphaeria gelatinosa G.M. Smith, with a note on Sphaerocystis schroeteri Chodat. Naturalist, Hull 1952: 163-166.
Stewart, R. & Codd, G.A. (1981). Glycollate and glyoxylate excretion by Sphaerocystis schroeteri (Chlorophyceae). British Phycological Journal 16: 177-182, 2 figs, 2 tables.

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