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Scourfieldia caeca (Korschikov) J.H.Belcher & Swale 1963

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Viridiplantae
Infrakingdom Chlorophyta infrakingdom
Phylum Chlorophyta
Subphylum Chlorophytina
Class Pedinophyceae
Order Scourfieldiales
Family Scourfieldiaceae
Genus Scourfieldia

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Scourfieldia caeca (Korschikov) J.H.Belcher & Swale
Bainbridge Island, Washington, USA; pond, Lugol's, 1000x, DIC. 28 Feb 2009. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net).

Scourfieldia caeca (Korschikov) J.H.Belcher & Swale
Bainbridge Island, Washington, USA; pond, Lugol's, 1000x, DIC. 28 Feb 2009. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net).

 

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Scourfieldia caeca (Korschikov) J.H.Belcher & Swale Bainbridge Island, Washington, USA; pond, Lugol's, 1000x, DIC
© Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net)

Publication details
Scourfieldia caeca (Korschikov) J.H.Belcher & Swale 1963

Published in: Belcher, J.H. & Swale, E.M.F. (1963). Some new and uncommon British Volvocales. II. British Phycological Bulletin 2: 210-218, 1 fig..
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Scourfieldia is Scourfieldia complanata G.S.West.

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

Basionym
Cardiomonas caeca Korshikov

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Cardiomonas caeca Korshikov 1916

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Scourfieldia magnopyrenoidea Huber-Pestalozzi 1961

General environment
This is a marine 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.

Moestrup, Ø. (2011). Primitive green algae ('Prasinophyta'). 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. 358-363. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

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References
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Belcher, J.H. (1964). Further notes on Scourfieldia caeca. British Phycological Bulletin 2: 371-373.
Manton, I. (1975). Observations on the microanatomy of Scourfieldia marina Throndsen and Scourfieldia caeca (Korsch.) Belcher et Swale. Archiv für Protistenkunde 117: 358-368.

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