Watanabea reniformis N.Hanagata, I.Karube, M.Chihara & P.C.Silva 1998
Watanabea reniformis N.Hanagata, I.Karube, M.Chihara & P.C.Silva 1998: 226, figs 1-40
Published in: Hanagata, N., Karube, I., Chihara, M. & Silva, P.C. (1998). Reconsideration of the taxonomy of ellipsoidal species of Chlorella (Trebouxiophyceae, Chlorophyta), with establishment of Watanabea gen. nov. . Phycological Research 46(4): 221-229, 40 figs.
Publication date: 1998
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Watanabea.
Status of Name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Type locality: England: Cambridge (garden soil); (Index Nominum Algarum) Holotype: figs 5, 10 : isolated by E.G. Pringsheim; 1939; Isolated from garden basin; culture: SAG 211-9b (Hanagata & al. 1998: 226)
Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), kidney-shaped (Stearn 1973).
This is a freshwater species.
Emended description (Darienko & Pröschold, 2019:494, fig. 2, L-0).
Fresh water: garden basin (Karsten et al., 2005: 560).
Created: 26 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry.
Last updated: 30 March 2023
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 30 March 2023. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 24 September 2023