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Chlorella zofingiensis Dönz

Publication details
Chlorella zofingiensis Dönz 1934: 127, fig. 1

Published in: Dönz, O.C. (1934). Chlorella zofingiensis, eine neue bodenalge. Ber. Schweiz. Bot. Ges. 43: 127-131.

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Chlorella is Chlorella vulgaris Beyerinck [Beijerinck].

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Chromochloris zofingiensis (Dönz) Fucíková & L.A.Lewis

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a terrestrial species.

Type information
Type locality: Switzerland: Ramooswald, near Zofingen (Silva 1996-to date).

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Chlorella zofingiensis Dönz)
Europe: Romania (Caraus 2002, Caraus 2012), Slovakia (Hindák & Hindáková 2016), Spain (Alvárez Cobelas & Gallardo 1986).

South America: Argentina (Tell 1985).

Source of current name
Fucíková, C. & Lewis, L.E. (2012). Intersection of Chlorella, Muriella and Bracteacoccus: Resurrecting the genus Chromochloris Kol et Chodat (Chlorophyceae, Chlorophyta). Fottea 12(1): 83-93.

Key references
Fott, B. & Nováková, M. (1969). A monograph of the genus Chlorella. The freshwater species. In: Studies in Phycology. (Fott, B. Eds), pp. 10-74. Stuttgart: Schweizerbart'sche.

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).

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Verified by: 22 November 2018 by M.D. Guiry

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Cordero, B.F., Obraztsova I., Martin, L., Couso, I., Leon, R., Vargas, M.A. & Rodriguez, H. (2010). Isolation and characterization of a lycopene ß-cyclase gene from the astaxanthin-producing green alga Chlorella zofingiensis (Chlorophyta). Journal of Phycology 46(6): 1229-1238.
del Campo, J.A., Rodriguez, H., Moreno, J., Vargas, M.A., Rivas, J. & Guerrero, M.G. (2004). Accumulation of astaxanthin and lutein in Chlorella zofingiensis (Chlorophyta). Appl. Microbiol. Biotechnol. 64: 848-854.
Dönz, O.C. (1934). Chlorella zofingiensis, eine neue bodenalge. Ber. Schweiz. Bot. Ges. 43: 127-131.
Hindák, F. (1982). Taxonomic position of the chlorococcal alga Chlorella zofingiensis Dönz 1934 (Chlorophyceae). Algological Studies 40: 13-23.
Huang, J., Liu, J., Li, Y. & Chen, F. (2008). Isolation and characterization of the phytoene desaturase gene as a potential selective marker for genetic engineering of the astaxanthin-producing green alga Chlorella zofingiensis (Chlorophyta). Journal of Phycology 44: 684-690.
Li, Y., Huang, J., Sandmann, G. & Chen, F. (2009). High-light and sodium chloride stress differentially regulate the biosynthesis of astaxanthin in Chlorella zofingiensis (Chlorophyceae). Journal of Phycology 45(3): 635-641, 5 figs.

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 17 February 2020.

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