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Pseudocharacium americanum K.W.Lee & Bold 1974

Publication details
Pseudocharacium americanum K.W.Lee & Bold 1974: 34, figs 11, 109-133, 209-213

Published in: Lee, K.W. & Bold, H.C. (1974). Phycological Studies XII. Characium and some Characium-like algae. University of Texas Publications 7403: 1-127.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Pseudocharacium is Pseudocharacium acuminatum Korshikov.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Type information
Type locality: Guadalupe River, Comal Co. Texas (Index Nominum Algarum). Type: Dianna L. Tupa; on Oedogonium sp.. (Index Nominum Algarum

Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), of or pertaining to America.

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

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.

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).

Škaloud, P., Rindi, F., Boedeker, C. & Leliaert, F. (2018). Süßwasserflora von Mitteleuropa. Freshwater flora of central Europe. Bd 13. Chlorophyta: Ulvophyceae (Krienitz, L. ed.). pp. [i]-vii, [1]-288, 182 figs. Berlin: Springer Spektrum.

Created: 02 May 2002 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 21 February 2019 by G.M. Guiry

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References
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Watanabe, S. & Nakayama, T. (2007). Ultrastructure and phylogenetic relationships of the unicellular green algae Ignatius tetrasporus and Pseudocharacium americanum (Chlorophyta). Phycological Research 55: 1-16.

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