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Mougeotia ventricosa (Wittrock) Collins 1912

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Viridiplantae
Infrakingdom Streptophyta infrakingdom
Phylum Charophyta
Class Zygnematophyceae
Subclass Zygnematophycidae
Order Zygnematales
Family Zygnemataceae
Genus Mougeotia

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Mougeotia ventricosa (Wittrock) Collins
Vegetative cells. Collected by Howard Matcham. Cattle trough, Poling near Arundel, West Sussex. 22 Jun 2015. © C.F.Carter(chris.carter'at'6cvw.freeuk.com.

Mougeotia ventricosa (Wittrock) Collins
Collected by Howard Matcham. Cattle trough, Poling near Arundel, West Sussex. 22 Jun 2015. © C.F.Carter(chris.carter'at'6cvw.freeuk.com.

Mougeotia ventricosa (Wittrock) Collins
Collected by Howard Matcham. Cattle trough, Poling near Arundel, West Sussex. 22 Jun 2015. © C.F.Carter(chris.carter'at'6cvw.freeuk.com.

 

Dasythamniella latissima (Harvey) Womersley

Mougeotia ventricosa (Wittrock) Collins Collected by Howard Matcham. Cattle trough, Poling near Arundel, West Sussex
© C.F.Carter(chris.carter'at'6cvw.freeuk.com

Publication details
Mougeotia ventricosa (Wittrock) Collins 1912: 76

Published in: Collins, F.S. (1912). The green algae of North America, supplementary paper. Tufts College Studies (Science) 3: 69-109, 2 pls.

Publication date: April 1912

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Mougeotia is Mougeotia genuflexa (Roth) C.Agardh.

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

Basionym
Gonatonema ventricosum Wittrock

Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), swollen, especially on one side (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Gonatonema ventricosum Wittrock

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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Key references
Johnson, L.R, (2011). Phylum Chlorophyta. Family Zygnemataceae. In: The freshwater algal flora of the British Isles. An identification guide to freshwater and terrestrial algae. Second edition. (John, D.M., Whitton, B.A. & Brook, A.J. Eds), pp. 576-608. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Kadlubowska, J.Z. (1984). Conjugatophyceae I Zygnemales = Chlorophyta VIII. In: Süsswasserflora von Mitteleuropa. (Ettl, H., Gerloff, J., Heynig, H. & Mollenhauer, D. Eds) Vol. 16, pp. 1-532. Stuttgart: Gustav Fischer.

Krieger, H. (1941). Systematische Teil [Lieferung 2]. In: Ordnung: Zygnemales. In: Kryptogamen-Flora von Deutschland und der Schweiz. Vol. 13. (Kolkwitz, R. & Krieger, H. Eds), pp. 111-196. Leipzig: Academische Verlagsgesellschaft Becker & Erler.

Randhawa, M.S. (1959). Zygnemaceae Indian Council for Agricultural Research monographs on Algae. pp. [1]-478, 521 figs. New Delhi: Indian Council for Agricultural Research.

Transeau, E.N. (1951). The Zygnemataceae (fresh-water conjugate algae) with keys for the identification of genera and species, and seven hundred eighty-nine illustrations. pp. 1-327, 789 figs. Columbus: The Ohio State University Press.

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