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Mesostigma viride Lauterborn 1894

Publication details
Mesostigma viride Lauterborn 1894: 395

Published in: Lauterborn, R. (1894). Ueber die Winterfauna einiger Gewässer der Oberrheinebene. Mit Beschreibungen neuer Protozoen. Biologische Centralblatt 14: 390-398.
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Type species
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Mesostigma.

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

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

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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Key references
Korshikov, A.A. (1938). Volvocineae. In: Vyznachnyk prisnovodnykh vodorostej URSR [Vyp] Vol. IV. (Rolla, J.V. Eds), pp. 1-184. Kyjv [Kiev]: Akademiyi Nauk URSR. [in Ukrainian]

Lilitska, G.G. (2015 '2014'). Mesostigmatales. In: Algae of Ukraine: diversity, nomenclature, taxonomy, ecology and geography. Volume 4: Charophyta. (Tsarenko, P.M., Wasser, S.P. & Nevo, E. Eds), pp. 11 only. Ruggell: Koeltz Scientific Books.

Marin, B. & Melkonian, M. (1999). Mesostigmatophyceae, a new class of streptophyte green algae revealed by SSU rRNA sequence comparisons. Protist 150: 399-417, 9 figs, 2 tables.

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.

Created: 11 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 26 February 2015 by M.D. Guiry

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Fawley, M.W. & Lee, C.M. (1990). Pigment composition of the scaly green flagellate Mesostigma viride (Micromonadophyceae) is similar to that of the siphonous green alga Bryopsis plumosa (Ulvophyceae). Journal of Phycology 26: 666-670.
Manton, I. & Ettl, H. (1965). Observations on the fine structure of Mesostigma viride Lauterborn. Journal of the Linnean Society of London, Botany 59: 175-184.
Melkonian, M. (1982). Virus-like particles in the scaly green flagellate Mesostigma viride. British Phycological Journal 17: 63-68, 3 figs.
Yang, A., Narechania, A. & Kim, E. (2016). Rickettsial endosymbiont in the "early-diverging" streptophyte green alga Mesostigma viride. Journal of Phycology 52(2): 219-229.
Yoshii, Y., Takaichi, S., Maoka, T. & Inouye, I. (2003). Photosynthetic pigment composition in the primitive green alga Mesostigma viride (Prasinophyceae): phylogenetic and evolutionary implications. Journal of Phycology 39: 570-576.

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