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Kirchneriella aperta Teiling

Publication details
Kirchneriella aperta Teiling 1912: 276, fig. 9

Published in: Teiling, E. (1912). Schwedische Planktonalgen. I. Phytoplankton aus dem Råstasjön bei Stockholm. Svensk Botanisk Tidskrift 6(2): 266-281, 12 figs.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Kirchneriella is Kirchneriella lunaris (Kirchner) Möbius.

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

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

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Kirchneriella obesa var. aperta (Teiling) Brunthaler

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Kirchneriella obesa var. pygmaea West & G.S.West 1898

Habitat notes
In small shallow lakes and ponds; warm, temperate and cold waters (Couté & Tell 2011). - (13 Sep 2012) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Type information
Type locality: Rastasjon, Sweden (Silva 1996-to date).

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Key references
Butcher, R.W. (1931). An apparatus for studying the growth of epiphytic algae with special reference to the River Tees. Transactions of Northern Nauralists Union 1(1): 1-15.

Couté, A. & Tell, G. (2011). The genus Kirchneriella Schm. (Chlorophyceae) in Argentina: Taxonomy and geographic distribution (Note). Cryptogamie Algologie 32(1): 97-104.

Hindák, F. (1980). Studies on the chlorococcal algae (Chlorophyceae). II. Biologicke Práce 26: 1-195.

Tsarenko, P.M. & John, D.M. (2011). Phylum Chlorophyta. Order Sphaeropleales. 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. 419-498. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Tsarenko, P.M. (2011). Sphaeropleales. In: Algae of Ukraine: diversity, nomenclature, taxonomy, ecology and geography. Volume 3: Chlorophyta. (Tsarenko, P.M., Wasser, S.P. & Nevo, E. Eds), pp. 280-355. Ruggell: A.R.A. Gantner Verlag K.-G..

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Lombardi, A.T. & Vieira, A.A.H. (1999). Lead- and copper-complexing extracellular ligands released by Kirchneriella aperta (Chloroccocales, Chlorophyta). Phycologia 38: 283-288, 4 figs, 3 tables.
Lombardi, A.T., Vieira, A.A.H. & Sartori, L.A. (2002). Mucilaginous capsule adsorption and intracellular uptake of copper by Kirchneriella aperta (Chlorococcales). Journal of Phycology 38: 332-337.

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