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Chlamydomonas gigantea O.Dill

Publication details
Chlamydomonas gigantea O.Dill 1895: 354, figs 26-30, 34

Published in: Dill, O. (1895). Die Gattung Chlamydomonas und ihre nächsten Verwandten. Jahrbücher für wissenschaftliche Botanik 28: 323-358, pl. 5.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Chlamydomonas is Chlamydomonas reinhardtii P.A.Dangeard.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Oogamochlamys gigantea (O.Dill) Pröschold, B.Marin, U.W.Schlösser & Melkonian

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), huge.

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

Nomenclatural notes
1895: 338, 353, pl. V: figs 25a-30 (INA). - (3 Feb 2016) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a freshwater/terrestrial species.

Type information
Type locality: Germany: Baden: near Neudorf and Freibur im Breisgau (Silva 1996-to date). Type: Strain SAG 44.91 permanently preserved in a metabolically inactive state (cryopreservation in liquid nitrogen) (epitype) UTEX (Pröschold et al. 2001: 288).

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Source of current name
Pröschold, T., Marin, B., Schlösser, U.W. & Melkonian, M. (2001). Molecular phylogeny and taxonomic revision of Chlamydomonas (Chlorophyta). I. Emendation of Chlamydomonas Ehrenberg and Chloromonas Gobi, and descripription of Oogamochlamys gen. nov. and Lobochlamys gen. nov. Protist 152: 265-300, 7 figs, 5 tables.

Key references
Ettl, H. (1976). Die Gattung Chlamydomonas Ehrenberg. Beihefte zur Nova Hedwigia 49: 1-1122, 67 figs, 168 pls.

Massjuk, N.P., Lilitska, G.G. & Kapustin, D.O. (2011). Chlamydomonadales. In: Algae of Ukraine: diversity, nomenclature, taxonomy, ecology and geography. Volume 3: Chlorophyta. (Tsarenko, P.M., Wasser, S.P. & Nevo, E. Eds), pp. 157-218. Ruggell: A.R.A. Gantner Verlag K.-G..

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Wendy 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 14 November 2019.

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