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Floydiella terrestris (R.D.Groover & A.M.Hofstetter) Friedl & O'Kelly

Publication details
Floydiella terrestris (R.D.Groover & A.M.Hofstetter) Friedl & O'Kelly 2002: 383

Published in: Friedl, T. & O'Kelly, C.J. (2002). Phylogenetic relationships of green algae assigned to the genus Planophila (Chlorophyta): evidence from 18S rDNA sequence data and ultrastructure. European Journal of Phycology 37: 373-384.

Type species
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Floydiella.

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

Planophila terrestris R.D.Groover & A.M.Hofstetter

Type information
Type locality: Tennessee (Friedl & O'Kelly 2002: 384). Type: Soil. (Friedl & O'Kelly 2002: 384).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), growing on the ground or soil, as opposed to rocks or trees (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Planophila terrestris R.D.Groover & A.M.Hofstetter 1969

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Planophila communis Shin Watanabe 1978

General environment
This is a terrestrial species.

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Key references
Burova, O.V., Tsarenko, P.M., Kovalenko, O.V., Petlovany, O.A., Mikhailyuk, T.I. & Lilitska, G.G. (2011). Chaetophorales. In: Algae of Ukraine: diversity, nomenclature, taxonomy, ecology and geography. Volume 3: Chlorophyta. (Tsarenko, P.M., Wasser, S.P. & Nevo, E. Eds), pp. 264-278. Ruggell: A.R.A. Gantner Verlag K.-G.

Turmel, M., Brouard, J.-S., Gagnon, C., Otis, C. & Lemieux, c. (2008). Deep division in the Chlorophyceae (Chlorophyta) revealed by chloroplast phylogenomic analyses. Journal of Phycology 44(3): 739-750, 4 figs, 3 tables.

Watanabe, S., Fucíková, K., Lewis, L.A. & Lewis, P.O. (2016). Hiding in plain sight: Koshicola spirodelophila gen. et sp. nov. (Chaetopeltidales, Chlorophyceae), a novel green alga associated with the aquatic angiosperm Spirodela polyrhiza. American Journal of Botany 103(5): 1-11, 5 figs.

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