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Kirchneriella obesa var. contorta Schmidle

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Viridiplantae
Infrakingdom Chlorophyta infrakingdom
Phylum Chlorophyta
Subphylum Chlorophytina
Class Chlorophyceae
Order Sphaeropleales
Family Selenastraceae
Genus Kirchneriella

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Kirchneriella obesa var. contorta Schmidle
Bainbridge Island, Washington, USA; pond, 1000x, DIC. 08 Oct 2008. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net).

 

Laminaria plantaginea (Roth) C.Agardh

Raphidocelis contorta (Schmidle) Marvan, Komárek & Comas Bainbridge Island, Washington, USA; pond, 1000x, DIC
© Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net)

Publication details
Kirchneriella obesa var. contorta Schmidle 1894: 44, pl. VII: fig. 2

Published in: Schmidle, W. (1894). Aus der Chlorophyceenflora der Torfstiche zu Viernheim. Flora 78: 42-66.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Kirchneriella is Kirchneriella lunaris (Kirchner) Möbius.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Raphidocelis danubiana (Hindák) Marvan, Komárek & Comas

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

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Type information
Type locality: Germany: Hessen: Virnheim (Silva 1996-to date).

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Source of current name
Ramos, G.J.P., Bicudo, C.E. de M., Góes-Neto, A. & Moura, C.W. do N. (2014). New additions of coccoid green algae to the phycoflora of Brazil and the Neotropics. Acta Botanica Brasilica 28(1): 8-16.

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Verified by: 17 July 2014 by M.D. Guiry

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 21 September 2019.

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