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Uroglena americana G.N.Calkins 1892

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Chromista
Phylum Ochrophyta
Class Chrysophyceae
Order Chromulinales
Family Chromulinaceae
Genus Uroglena

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Uroglena americana G.N.Calkins
Bainbridge Island, Washington, USA; pond, Lugol's, 400x, DIC. 28 May 2009. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net).

Uroglena americana G.N.Calkins
Bainbridge Island, Washington, USA; pond, Lugol's, 1000x, DIC. 28 May 2009. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net).

Uroglena americana G.N.Calkins
Bainbridge Island, Washington, USA; pond, 1000x, DIC. 28 May 2009. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net).

Uroglena americana G.N.Calkins
Bainbridge Island, Washington, USA; pond, 400x, phase contrast. 28 May 2009. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net).

 

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Uroglena americana G.N.Calkins Bainbridge Island, Washington, USA; pond, 400x, phase contrast
© Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net)

Publication details
Uroglena americana G.N.Calkins 1892: 655, pl. IV [4]: figs 1, 2 [3?], 4

Published in: Calkins, G.N. (1892). On Uroglena, a genus of colony building infusoria observed in certain water supplies of Massachusetts. Annual Reports of the State Board of Health of Massachusetts 23: 647-657, pls I-IV.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Uroglena is Uroglena volvox Ehrenberg.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Uroglenopsis americana (G.N.Calkins) Lemmermann

Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), of or pertaining to America.

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

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Type information
Type locality: Buckmaster pond, Norwood, Massachusetts, USA (Pusztai & Skaloud 2019: 405).

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Source of current name
Lemmermann, E. (1899). Das Phytoplankton sächsischer Teiche. Forschungsberichte aus der Biologischen Station zu Plön 7: 96-135, pls I, II.

Key references
Bourrelly, P. (1957). Recherches sur les Chrysophycées. Morphologie, phylogénie, systématique. Revue Algologique: Mémoire Hors-Série 1: [1]-412.

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.

Skuja, H. (1948). Taxonomie des Phytoplanktons einiger Seen in Uppland, Schweden. Symbolae Botanicae Upsalienses 9(3): 1-399, 39 pls.

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.

Watson, S.B. & Satchwill, T. (2003). Chrysophyte odour production: resource-mediated changes at the cell and population levels. Phycologia 42: 393-405.

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Verified by: 31 March 2020 by M.D. Guiry

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References
(Please note: only references with the binomials in the title are included. The information is from the Literature database.)

Casper, S.J. (1972). Zum feinbau der Geisseln der Chrysomonaden. I. Uroglena americana Calkins. Archiv für Protistenkunde 114: 65-82.
Casper, S.J. von 1972 (1972). Observations on the fine structure of the flagellar apparatus in Chrysomonads. I. Uroglena americana Calkins. Archiv für Protistenkunde 114: 65-82.
Owen, H.A., Stewart, K.D. & Mattox, K.R. (1990). Fine structure of the flagellar apparatus of Uroglena americana (Chrysophyceae). Journal of Phycology 26: 142-149, 24 figs.

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