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Xanthidium antilopaeum var. polymazum Nordstedt 1873

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Viridiplantae
Infrakingdom Streptophyta infrakingdom
Phylum Charophyta
Class Zygnematophyceae
Subclass Zygnematophycidae
Order Desmidiales
Family Desmidiaceae
Genus Xanthidium

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Xanthidium antilopaeum var. polymazum Nordstedt
Kelly Hall tarn, Cumbria, UK.. 21 Oct 2009. © C.F.Carter (Chris.Carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

Xanthidium antilopaeum var. polymazum Nordstedt
Side views. Kelly Hall tarn, Cumbria, UK.. 21 Oct 2009. © C.F.Carter (Chris.Carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

Xanthidium antilopaeum var. polymazum Nordstedt
In plane of isthmus. Kelly Hall tarn, Cumbria, UK.. 21 Oct 2009. © C.F.Carter (Chris.Carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

Xanthidium antilopaeum var. polymazum Nordstedt
Face views. Kelly Hall tarn, Cumbria, UK.. 21 Oct 2009. © C.F.Carter (Chris.Carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

Xanthidium antilopaeum var. polymazum Nordstedt
Empty cell. Kelly Hall tarn, Cumbria, UK.. 21 Oct 2009. © C.F.Carter (Chris.Carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

Xanthidium antilopaeum var. polymazum Nordstedt
Apical views. Kelly Hall tarn, Cumbria, UK.. 21 Oct 2009. © C.F.Carter (Chris.Carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

Xanthidium antilopaeum var. polymazum Nordstedt
Kelly Hall tarn, Cumbria, UK.. 21 Oct 2009. © C.F.Carter (Chris.Carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

 

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Xanthidium antilopaeum var. polymazum Nordstedt Kelly Hall tarn, Cumbria, UK.
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Publication details
Xanthidium antilopaeum var. polymazum Nordstedt 1873: 38, fig. 10

Published in: Nordstedt, C.F.O. (1873). Bidrag till kännedomen om sydligare Norges Desmidiéer. Lunds Universitets Årsskrift 9(Afh. II, 10): 1-51, 1 pl [24 figs].
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Xanthidium is Xanthidium aculeatum Ehrenberg ex Ralfs.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Xanthidium antilopaeum f. polymazum (Nordstedt) Petlovany

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

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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Source of current name
Petlovany, O.A. & Tsarenko, P.M. (2015 '2014'). Desmidiales. In: Algae of Ukraine: diversity, nomenclature, taxonomy, ecology and geography. Volume 4: Charophyta. (Tsarenko, P.M., Wasser, S.P. & Nevo, E. Eds), pp. 61-448. Ruggell: Koeltz Scientific Books.

Key references
Brook, A.J., Williamson, D.B. & John, D.M. (2011). Phylum Chlorophyta. Suborder Desmidiineae. 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. 636-741. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Coesel, P.F.M. & Meesters, K.[J.] (2007). Desmids of the Lowlands Mesotaeniaceae and Desmidaceae of the European Lowlands. pp. [1]-351, 20 text-figs, 123 pls. Zeist: KNNV Publishing.

Kouwets, F.A.C. (1999). A check-list of desmids (Chlorophyta, Zygnemaphyceae) of France. Patrimoines Natureles 41: 1-148.

Palamar-Mordvintseva, G.M. (1982). Opredelitel' presnovodnykh vodoroslei SSSR [Key to Freshwater Algae of the USSR. Vol. 11 Part 2.] Zelenye vodorosli. Klass Kon'yugaty. Poryadok Desmidievye. Chlorophyta, Desminiales (2). pp. [1]-619 [620], 163 pls. Leningrad: Nauka Leningradskoe otdelenie. [in Russian]

Stastny, J., Skaloud, P., Langenbach, D., Nemjova, K. & Neustupa, J. (2013). Polyphasic evaluation of Xanthidium antilopaeum and Xanthidium cristatum (Zygnematophyceae, Streptophyta) species complex. Journal of Phycology 49(2): 401-416.

West, W. & West, G.S. (1912). A monograph of the British Desmidiaceae. IV. pp. [i]-xiv, [1]-194, pl. 96-128. London: The Ray Society.

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