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Zygnema carterae Czurda 1932

Publication details
Zygnema carterae Czurda 1932: 114 (as 'Carteri' )

Published in: Czurda, V. (1932). Heft 9: Zygnemales. Zweite Auflage. In: Die Süsswasser-flora Deutschlands, Österreichs und der Schweiz. ( Eds), pp. 1-232. Jena: Verlag von Gustav Fischer.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Zygnema is Zygnema cruciatum (Vaucher) C.Agardh.

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

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

Nomenclatural notes
Although origially spelled "Carteri" the name honours Ms Nellie Carter and is correctable to "carterae". - (11 Feb 2013) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Key references
Kadlubowska, J.Z. (1984). Conjugatophyceae I Zygnemales = Chlorophyta VIII. In: Süsswasserflora von Mitteleuropa. (Ettl, H., Gerloff, J., Heynig, H. & Mollenhauer, D. Eds) Vol. 16, pp. 1-532. Stuttgart: Gustav Fischer.

Krieger, H. (1941). Systematische Teil [Lieferung 3]. In: Ordnung: Zygnemales. In: Kryptogamen-Flora von Deutschland und der Schweiz. Vol. 13. (Kolkwitz, R. & Krieger, H. Eds), pp. 197-294. Leipzig: Academische Verlagsgesellschaft Becker & Erler.

Lewis, S.H. & Entwisle, T.J. (2007). Zygnemales. In: Algae of Australia Batrachospermales, Thoreales, Oedogoniales and Zygnemaceae. (Entwisle, T.J., Skinner, S., Lewis, S.H. & Foard, H.J. Eds), pp. 112-155. Canberra & Melbourne: Australian Biological Resources Study & CSIRO Publishing.

Randhawa, M.S. (1959). Zygnemaceae Indian Council for Agricultural Research monographs on Algae. pp. [1]-478, 521 figs. New Delhi: Indian Council for Agricultural Research.

Transeau, E.N. (1951). The Zygnemataceae (fresh-water conjugate algae) with keys for the identification of genera and species, and seven hundred eighty-nine illustrations. pp. 1-327, 789 figs. Columbus: The Ohio State University Press.

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