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Chlamydomonas similis var. curta J.H.Belcher

Publication details
Chlamydomonas similis var. curta J.H.Belcher 1964: 309, fig. 1C, D

Published in: Belcher, J.H. (1964). Some new and uncommon British Volvocales, III. British Phycological Bulletin 2: 307-312.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Chlamydomonas is Chlamydomonas reinhardtii P.A.Dangeard.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Rhysamphichloris curta (J.H.Belcher) Nakada

Origin of species name
Adjective B (Latin), like, resembling, similar (Sreenivasa Rao 1965).

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

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Type information
Type locality: Ghyll Head Reservoir, Westmorland (September 1963) (Belcher 1964: 309). Holotype: Belcher (1964), fig. 1c, d: Permanently cryopreseved strain NIES-50013 (epitype) (Nakada et al. 2016: 300).

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Source of current name
Nakada, T., Tomita, M., Wu, J.T. & Nozaki, H. (2016). Taxonomic revision of Chlamydomonas subg. Amphichloris (Volvocales, Chlorophyceae), with resurrection of the genus Dangeardinia and descriptions of Ixipapillifera gen. nov. and Rhysamphichloris gen. nov.. Journal of Phycology 52(2): 283-304.

Key references
Ettl, H. (1976). Die Gattung Chlamydomonas Ehrenberg. Beihefte zur Nova Hedwigia 49: 1-1122, 67 figs, 168 pls.

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