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Keratococcus bicaudatus (A.Braun ex Rabenhorst) J.B.Petersen 1928

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Viridiplantae
Infrakingdom Chlorophyta infrakingdom
Phylum Chlorophyta
Subphylum Chlorophytina
Class Trebouxiophyceae
Order Chlorellales
Family Chlorellaceae
Genus Keratococcus

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Keratococcus bicaudatus (A.Braun ex Rabenhorst) J.B.Petersen
On Trentepohlia, Yelvertoft churchyard, Northamptonshire, UK. 11 Dec 2013. © C.F. Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

Keratococcus bicaudatus (A.Braun ex Rabenhorst) J.B.Petersen
On Trentepohlia, Yelvertoft churchyard, Northamptonshire, UK. 11 Dec 2013. © C.F. Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

 

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Keratococcus bicaudatus (A.Braun ex Rabenhorst) J.B.Petersen On Trentepohlia, Yelvertoft churchyard, Northamptonshire, UK
© C.F. Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com)

Publication details
Keratococcus bicaudatus (A.Braun ex Rabenhorst) J.B.Petersen 1928: 429

Published in: Petersen, J.B. (1928). The aërial algae of Iceland. In: The botany of Iceland. Vol. II. Part II.. (Rosenvinge, L.K. & Warming, E. Eds), pp. 328-447. Copenhagen & London: Wheldon and Wesley.

Type species
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Keratococcus.

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

Basionym
Dactylococcus bicaudatus A.Braun ex Rabenhorst

Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), bicaudate, i.e., ending with two tail-like appendages.

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Dactylococcus bicaudatus A.Braun ex Rabenhorst 1868
Ourococcus bicaudatus (A.Braun) Grobéty 1909

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Dactylococcus bicaudatus var. exilis West & G.S.West
Dactylococcus bicaudata var. subramosus West & G.S.West
Dactylococcus caudatus Hansgirg 1885
Keratococcus caudatus Pascher 1915

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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Key references
Andreyeva, V.M (1998). Poczvennye i aerophilnye zelyonye vodorosli (Chlorophyta: Tetrasporales, Chlorococcales, Chlorosarcinales). Terrestrial and aerophilic green algae (Chlorophyta: Tetrasporales, Chlorococcales, Chlorosarcinales). pp. [1]-349, [2], 108 pls. St Petersberg: "NAUKA".

John, D.M. & Tsarenko, P.M. (2002). Order Chlorococcales. In: The Freshwater Algal Flora of the British Isles. An identification guide to freshwater and terrestrial algae. (John, D.M., Whitton, B.A. & Brook, A.J. Eds), pp. 327-409. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Komárek, J. & Fott, B. (1983). Chlorophyceae (Grünalgen) Ordnung: Chlorococcales. Das Phytoplankton des Süsswassers. In: Das Phytoplankton des Süsswassers (Die Binnengewässer) XVI. (Huber-Pestalozzi, G. Eds), pp. [1]-x, [1]-1044. Stuttgart: E. Schweizerbart'sche Verlangbuchhandlung (Nägele u. Obermiller).

Tsarenko, P.M. & John, D.M. (2011). Phylum Chlorophyta. Order Chlorellales. 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. 475-499. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Tsarenko, P.M. (2011). Trebouxiophyceae. In: Algae of Ukraine: diversity, nomenclature, taxonomy, ecology and geography. Volume 3: Chlorophyta. (Tsarenko, P.M., Wasser, S.P. & Nevo, E. Eds), pp. 61-108. Ruggell: A.R.A. Gantner Verlag K.-G..

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