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Apatococcus lobatus (Chodat) J.B.Petersen

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

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Apatococcus lobatus (Chodat) J.B.Petersen
Collected by Howard Matcham. Crust. limestone wall at Fishbourne near Chichester, UK. 20 Jan 2016. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter at 6cvw.freeuk.com.

Apatococcus lobatus (Chodat) J.B.Petersen
Bainbridge Island, Washington, USA; Rhododendron leaf, 1000x, DIC. 05 Apr 2009. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net).

Apatococcus lobatus (Chodat) J.B.Petersen
Bainbridge Island, Washington, USA; Rhododendron leaf, 1000x, DIC. 01 Nov 2008. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net).

Apatococcus lobatus (Chodat) J.B.Petersen
Bainbridge Island, Washington, Rhododendron leaf, 1000x, DIC. 05 Apr 2009. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net).

Apatococcus lobatus (Chodat) J.B.Petersen
Laurel Park, Galway City, Ireland. Forming green coating at the base of wooden gate. 08 May 2005. Fabio Rindi. © Fabio Rindi (f.rindi@univpm.it).

Apatococcus lobatus (Chodat) J.B.Petersen
Down House, Downe, Kent, U.K.; on trees on Darwin's "Sandwalk". 24 Jun 2009. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

 

Polysiphonia japonica Harvey

Apatococcus lobatus (Chodat) J.B.Petersen Down House, Downe, Kent, U.K.; on trees on Darwin's "Sandwalk"
© Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie)

Publication details
Apatococcus lobatus (Chodat) J.B.Petersen 1928: 424

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 Apatococcus.

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

Basionym
Pleurococcus lobatus Chodat

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), lobed.

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Pleurococcus lobatus Chodat 1902
Pleurastrum lobatum (Chodat) Printz 1921

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Apatococcus vulgaris F.Brand 1925

General environment
This is a terrestrial species.

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Key references
Ettl, H. & Gärtner, G. (1995). Syllabus der Boden-, Luft- und Flechtenalgen. pp. i-vii, 1-721. Stuttgart: Gustav Fischer.

John, D.M. (2011). Phylum Chlorophyta. Orders Chaetophorales, Microsporales, Ulotrichales. 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. 524-554. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Rindi, F. & Guiry, M.D. (2004). Composition and spatial variability of terrestrial algal assemblages occurring at the bases of urban walls in Europe. Phycologia 43: 225-235.

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..

Wei Yin-xin [Wei, Y.-X.] (1994). A new species of Stigeoclonium (Chaetophoraceae, Ulotrichales). Acta Phytotaxonomica Sinica 31(1): 98-100, 2 figs. [in Chinese and Latin]

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References
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Gustavs, L., Schumann, R., Karsten, U. & Lorenz, M. (2016). Mixotrophy in the terrestrial green alga Apatococcus lobatus (Trebouxiophyceae, Chlorophyta) (Note). Journal of Phycology 52(2): 311-314.

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