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Brachionococcus chlorelloides Naumann 1921

Publication details
Brachionococcus chlorelloides Naumann 1921: 15, figs 8, 9

Published in: Naumann, E. (1921 '1919'). Notizen zur Systematik der Süsswasseralgen. Arkiv för Botanik 16(2): 1-19.
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Publication date: 14 Feb 1921

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

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Chlorella chlorelloides (Naumann) C.Bock, L.Krienitz & T.Pröschold

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

General environment
This is a terrestrial species.

Type information
Type locality: Sweden (Index Nominum Algarum).

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Source of current name
Bock, C., Krienitz, L. & Pröschold, T. (2011). Taxonomic reassessment of the genus Chlorella (Trebouxiophyceae) using molecular signatures (barcodes), including description of seven new species. Fottea 11(2): 293-312.

Key references
John, D.M. & Tsarenko, P.M. (2002). Order Chlorococcales. In: The Freshwater Algal Flora of the British Isles. An identification guide to freshwater and terrestrial algae. (John, D.M., Whitton, B.A. & Brook, A.J. Eds), pp. 327-409. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Mikhailyuk,T., Holzinger, A., Tsarenko, P., Glaser, K., Demchenko, E. & Karsten, U. (2020). Dictyosphaerium-like morphotype in terrestrial algae: what is Xerochlorella (Trebouxiophyceae, Chlorophyta)?. Journal of Phycology 56: 671-686, 7 figs.

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