Watanabea reniformis N.Hanagata, I.Karube, M.Chihara & P.C.Silva 1998

Publication Details
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

Type Species
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 Information
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).

General Environment
This is a freshwater species.

Description
Emended description (Darienko & Pröschold, 2019:494, fig. 2, L-0).

Habitat
Fresh water: garden basin (Karsten et al., 2005: 560).

Created: 26 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 07 June 2019

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