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Pandorina charkowiensis Korschikov 1923

Publication details
Pandorina charkowiensis Korschikov 1923: 174, 177, pl. VII [7]: fig. 1

Published in: Korshikov, A.A. (1923). O dvukh novykh organizmakh iz gruppy Volvocales. Arkhiv Russkogo Protistologicheskogo Obshchestva 2: 170-178.

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Pandorina is Pandorina morum (O.F.Müller) Bory.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Colemanosphaera charkowiensis (Korshikov) H.Nozaki, T.K.Yamada, F.Takahashi, R.Matsuzaki & T.Nakada

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

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Type information
Type locality: Charkow [Kharkiv also known as Kharkov, Ukraine] (Korshikov 1923: 177). Notes: Holotype: Figure 1 of pl. 7 in Korshikov (Nozaki et al. 2014: 7). Epitype: Resin-embedded vegetative spheroids of 2013-0615-IC-7 (= NIES-3388) deposited in the herbarium of the Department of Botany, National Museum of Nature and Science (TNS), Tsukuba, Japan (TNS-AL-56994), designated by Nozaki et al. (2014: 7).

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Source of current name
Nozaki, H., Yamada, T.K., Takahashi, F., Matsuzaki, R. & Nakada, T. (2014). New “missing link” genus of the colonial volvocine green algae gives insights into the evolution of oogamy. BMC Evolutionary Biology 14(37): 1-10.

Key references
Korshikov, A.A. (1938). Volvocineae. In: Vyznachnyk prisnovodnykh vodorostej URSR [Vyp] Vol. IV. (Rolla, J.V. Eds), pp. 1-184. Kyjv [Kiev]: Akademiyi Nauk URSR. [in Ukrainian]

Massjuk, N.P. & Lilitska, G.G. (2011). Volvocales. In: Algae of Ukraine: diversity, nomenclature, taxonomy, ecology and geography. Volume 3: Chlorophyta. (Tsarenko, P.M., Wasser, S.P. & Nevo, E. Eds), pp. 218-225. Ruggell: A.R.A. Gantner Verlag K.-G..

Pentecost, A. (2011). Phylum Chlorophyta. Order Volvocales. 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. 381-409. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

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