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Spondylosium planum (Wolle) West & G.S.West 1912

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Viridiplantae
Infrakingdom Streptophyta infrakingdom
Phylum Charophyta
Class Zygnematophyceae
Subclass Zygnematophycidae
Order Desmidiales
Family Desmidiaceae
Genus Spondylosium

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Spondylosium planum (Wolle) West & G.S.West
Montana, USA; Mystic Lake, Lugol's, 1000x, DIC, PPL Montana and the Mystic Lake Water Quality Monitoring Program. 12 Dec 2009. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net).

Spondylosium planum (Wolle) West & G.S.West
Montana, USA; Mystic Lake, Lugol's, 1000x, DIC, PPL Montana and the Mystic Lake Water Quality Monitoring Program. 12 Dec 2009. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net).

Spondylosium planum (Wolle) West & G.S.West
Connemara, Co. Galway, Ireland, In bog pool. 22 Sep 2005. Fabio Rindi. © Fabio Rindi (f.rindi@univpm.it).

 

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Spondylosium planum (Wolle) West & G.S.West Montana, USA; Mystic Lake, Lugol's, 1000x, DIC, PPL Montana and the Mystic Lake Water Quality Monitoring Program
© Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net)

Publication details
Spondylosium planum (Wolle) West & G.S.West 1912: 430, pl. 19: figs 5-8

Published in: West, W. & West, G.S. (1912). On the periodicity of the phytoplankton of some British Lakes. Journal of the Linnean Society of London, Botany 40: 395-432, pl. 19: 4 figs.
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Spondylosium is Spondylosium depressum Brebisson.

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

Basionym
Sphaerozosma pulchrum var. planum Wolle

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Sphaerozosma pulchrum var. planum Wolle 1884

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Spondylosium planum var. triquetrum Grönblad 1926

Habitat notes
Common in plankton of nutrient-poor and moderately nutrient-rich lakes; sometimes present in the littoral zone associated with submerged macrophytes (Brook & Johnson 2002). - (6 Jul 2010) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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Key references
Bicudo, C.E.M. & Samanez, I.M. (2016). Flora ficológica do Estado de São Paulo. Zygnemaphyceae. Vol. 4(5) pp. viii, 68, 51 figures. São Paulo: RiMa Editora.

Brook, A.J. & Johnson, L.R. (2002). Order Zygnematales. 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. 479-593. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Coesel, P.F.M. & Meesters, K.[J.] (2007). Desmids of the Lowlands Mesotaeniaceae and Desmidaceae of the European Lowlands. pp. [1]-351, 20 text-figs, 123 pls. Zeist: KNNV Publishing.

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.

Kanetsuna, Y. & Yamagishi, T. (eds) (2018). Desmids of southeast Asia. pp. [1]-xiv, [1]-429, VIII colour photographic pls, 44 test-figs, 94 pls. Dera Dun - 248 001 (India): Bishen Singh Mahendra Pal Singh.

Palamar-Mordvintseva, G.M. (1982). Opredelitel' presnovodnykh vodorosley SSSR. Zelenyye vodorosli. Klass Kon'yugaty. Poryadok Desmidiyevyye [Manual for identification of the freshwater algae of the USSR. Desmidiales]. Vol. 11(2) pp. 620, 163 figures. Leningrad: Nauka Leningradskoe Otdelenie. [in Russian]

Palamar-Mordvintseva, G.M. (1986). [Identification manual of the freshwater algae of Ukrainian RSR. Issue VIII Part 2 Dedmidiales]. pp. [1]-317 [318]. Kiev: Nauk. Dumka Press. [in Ukrainian]

Petlovany, O.A. & Tsarenko, P.M. (2015 '2014'). Desmidiales. In: Algae of Ukraine: diversity, nomenclature, taxonomy, ecology and geography. Volume 4: Charophyta. (Tsarenko, P.M., Wasser, S.P. & Nevo, E. Eds), pp. 61-448. Ruggell: Koeltz Scientific Books.

Skuja, H. (1956). Taxonomische und biologische Studien über das Phytoplankton schwedischer Binnengewässer. Nova Acta Regiae Societatis Scientiarum Upsaliensis, Series IV 16(3): 1-404, + 63 pls.

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