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Elakatothrix viridis (J.W.Snow) Printz 1914

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Viridiplantae
Infrakingdom Streptophyta infrakingdom
Phylum Charophyta
Class Klebsormidiophyceae
Order Klebsormidiales
Family Elakatotrichaceae
Genus Elakatothrix

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Elakatothrix viridis (J.W.Snow) Printz
Shelton, Washington, USA; Island Lake, Lugols, 1000x, DIC. 26 Jul 2009. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun.

Elakatothrix viridis (J.W.Snow) Printz
Richland, Washington, USA; golf course, 400x, DIC. 26 May 2008. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net).

Elakatothrix viridis (J.W.Snow) Printz
Richland, Washington, USA; golf course, 1000x, DIC. 26 May 2008. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net).

Elakatothrix viridis (J.W.Snow) Printz
Richland, Washington, USA; golf course, 400x, DIC. 26 May 2008. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net).

 

Elakatothrix viridis (J.W.Snow) Printz Richland, Washington, USA; golf course, 1000x, DIC
© Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net)

Publication details
Elakatothrix viridis (J.W.Snow) Printz 1914: 317, fig. 1 d, e; pl. 1

Published in: Printz, H. (1914). Kristianiatraktens Protococcoideer. Skrifter Utgit av Videnskapsselskapet i Kristiania, Matematisk-Naturvidenskabelig Klasse 1913(6): 1-121, pls I-VII.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Elakatothrix is Elakatothrix gelatinosa Wille.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Fusola viridis J.W.Snow

Basionym
Fusola viridis J.W.Snow

Type information
Type locality: Lake Erie, USA (Snow 1903: 389).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), green (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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Source of current name
Tsarenko, P.M. (2011). Chlorococcales. In: Algae of Ukraine: diversity, nomenclature, taxonomy, ecology and geography. Volume 3: Chlorophyta. (Tsarenko, P.M., Wasser, S.P. & Nevo, E. Eds), pp. 232-264. Ruggell: A.R.A. Gantner Verlag K.-G..

Key references
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).

Prescott, G.W. (1962). Algae of the Western Great Lakes area. With an illustrated key to the genera of desmids and freshwater diatoms. Revised [Second] edition. pp. [i]-xiii, 1-977. Dubuque, Iowa: Wm. C. Brown Company Publishers 135 South Locust Street.

Skuja, H. (1956). Taxonomische und biologische Studien über das Phytoplankton schwedischer Binnengewässer. Nova Acta Regiae Societatis Scientiarum Upsaliensis, Series IV 16(3): 1-404, + 63 pls.

Stutz, S. & Mattern, H. (eds), Helisch, H., Hennecke, M., Kull, U., Mareš, J., Probst, W., Schütz, W., Simon, T., Täuscher, L. & Ullmann, J. (2018). Beiträge zu den Algen Baden-Württembergs. Band 1 Allgemeiner Teil. Spezieller Teil: Cyanobacteria, Glaucobionta, Rhodobionta und Chlorobionta p.p. pp. [1]-504, 770 figs. Remshalden: Verlag Manfred Hennecke.

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