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Gongrosira scourfieldii G.S.West

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Viridiplantae
Infrakingdom Chlorophyta infrakingdom
Phylum Chlorophyta
Subphylum Chlorophytina
Class Chlorophyceae
Order Chaetophorales
Family Chaetophoraceae
Genus Gongrosira

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Gongrosira scourfieldii G.S.West
Cultured material courtesy of David John. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter'at' 6cvw.freeuk.com.

Gongrosira scourfieldii G.S.West
Cultured material courtesy of David John. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter'at' 6cvw.freeuk.com.

Gongrosira scourfieldii G.S.West
Cultured material courtesy of David John. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter'at' 6cvw.freeuk.com.

Gongrosira scourfieldii G.S.West
Cultured material courtesy of David John. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter'at' 6cvw.freeuk.com.

Gongrosira scourfieldii G.S.West
Cultured material courtesy of David John. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter'at' 6cvw.freeuk.com.

Gongrosira scourfieldii G.S.West
Collected by David John and Jo Wilbraham, near Dunscombe, South Devon, UK. 13 Sep 2017. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter'at'6cvw.freeuk.com.

Gongrosira scourfieldii G.S.West
Cultured material. Collected by David John and Jo Wilbraham, near Dunscombe, South Devon, UK. 13 Sep 2017. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter'at'6cvw.freeuk.com.

Gongrosira scourfieldii G.S.West
Collected by David John and Jo Wilbraham, near Dunscombe, South Devon, UK. 13 Sep 2017. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter'at'6cvw.freeuk.com.

Gongrosira scourfieldii G.S.West
Collected by David John and Jo Wilbraham, near Dunscombe, South Devon, UK. 13 Sep 2017. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter'at'6cvw.freeuk.com.

 

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Gongrosira scourfieldii G.S.West Cultured material courtesy of David John
© C.F.Carter (chris.carter'at' 6cvw.freeuk.com

Publication details
Gongrosira scourfieldii G.S.West 1918: 30, pl. [3 figs]

Published in: West, G.S. (1918). A new species of Gongrosira. Journal of the Royal Microscopical Society 1918: 30-31.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Gongrosira is Gongrosira sclerococcus Kützing.

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

Eponomy
Named for David Joseph Scourfield (1866-1949), collector and microscopist.

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

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Type information
Type locality: foreshore between Sidmouth and Branscombe [South Devon, England] (Wilbraham & John 2018: 223). Type: D.J. Scourfield & T.M. Harris; September 1916; BM? (Wilbraham & John 2018: 223).

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Key references
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.

Wilbraham, J. & John, D.M. (2018). New records and observations on two of the rarest green algae in the British Isles – Gongrosira scourfieldii and Oocardium stratum. Quekett Journal of Microscopy 43: 223-227, 2 pls, 1 table.

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Verified by: 19 October 2018 by M.D. Guiry

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References
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Wilbraham, J. & John, D.M. (2018). New records and observations on two of the rarest green algae in the British Isles – Gongrosira scourfieldii and Oocardium stratum. Quekett Journal of Microscopy 43: 223-227, 2 pls, 1 table.

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