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Characiopsis curvata (G.M.Smith) Skuja 1948

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Chromista
Phylum Ochrophyta
Class Xanthophyceae
Order Mischococcales
Family Characiopsidaceae
Genus Characiopsis

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Characiopsis curvata (G.M.Smith) Skuja
North Cascades, Washington, USA; Highwood Lake, 1000x, DIC. 27 Sep 2012. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun.

Characiopsis curvata (G.M.Smith) Skuja
North Cascades, Washington, USA; Highwood Lake, 1000x, DIC. 13 Sep 2012. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun.

Characiopsis curvata (G.M.Smith) Skuja
North Cascades, Washington, USA; Highwood Lake, 1000x, DIC. 22 Aug 2012. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun.

Characiopsis curvata (G.M.Smith) Skuja
North Cascades, Washington, USA; Highwood Lake, 1000x, DIC. 22 Aug 2012. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun.

 

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Characiopsis curvata (G.M.Smith) Skuja North Cascades, Washington, USA; Highwood Lake, 1000x, DIC
© Karl Bruun

Publication details
Characiopsis curvata (G.M.Smith) Skuja 1948: 337, pl. XXXVI [36]: figs 14-18

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

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Characiopsis is Characiopsis minuta (A.Braun) Borzì.

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

Basionym
Characium curvatum G.M.Smith

Type information
Type locality: various Wisconsin lakes (Index Nominum Algarum). Type: epiphytic on Coelosphaerium, Dictyosphaerium and Phaeococcus. (Index Nominum Algarum

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), curved (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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Key references
Ettl, H. (1978). Xanthophyceae. In: Süsswasserflora von Mitteleurope. Begründer von A. Pascher. Band 3, Teil 1. (Ettl, H., Gerloff, J & Heynig, H. Eds), pp. [i]-xiv, [1]-530. Jena: VEB Gustav Fischer Verlag.

Johnson, L.R. (2011). Phylum Xanthophyta (Tribophyta) (Yellow-green algae). Orders Botrydiales, Mischococcales, Rhizochloridales, Tribonematales. 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. 318-335. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

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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