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Chroothece mobilis Pascher & Petrová 1931

Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Proteorhodophytina
Class Stylonematophyceae
Order Stylonematales
Family Stylonemataceae
Genus Chroothece


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Chroothece mobilis Pascher & Petrová
Cultured plants: floating colony.. 20 Dec 2018. J.A. West & S. Loiseaux de Goër. © J.A. West & S. Loiseaux de Goër.


Chroothece mobilis Pascher & Petrová Cultured plants: floating colony.
© J.A. West & S. Loiseaux de Goër

Publication details
Chroothece mobilis Pascher & Petrová 1931: 490, figs 1-21

Published in: Pascher, A. & Petrova, J. (1933). Über Porenapparate und Bewegung bei einer neuen Bangiale (Chroothece mobilis). Archiv für Protistenkunde 74: 490-522.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Chroothece is Chroothece richteriana Hansgirg.

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

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Petrovanella mobilis (Pascher & Petrová) Kylin 1956

Nomenclatural notes
1931: 518, pls 17,18; text-figs 1, 2, 5-21 (INA). - (13 May 2014) - Wendy Guiry

Taxonomic notes
"Apart from cell size, there is little difference in the original description C. mobilis from C. richteriana, which has nomenclatural priority" (Aboal et al., 2014: 94). - (13 May 2014) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Type information
Type locality: mineralsalzhaltigen Moores der Soos bei Franzensbad, Bohmen (Index Nominum Algarum).

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Key references
Aboal, M., Garcia-Fernández, M.E., Roldán, M. & Whitton, B.A. (2014). Ecology, morphology and physiology of Chroothece richteriana (Rhodophyta, Stylonematophyceae) in the highly calcareous Rio Chicamo, south-east Spain. European Journal of Phycology 49(1): 83-96.

Aboal,M., Chapuis, I., Paiano, M.O., Sánchez, P., West, J.A., Whitton, B.A. & Necchi, O., Jr (2018). Diversity of Chroothece (Rhodophyta, Stylonematales) including two new species. European Journal of Phycology 53(2): 189-197.

Eloranta, P., Kwandrans, J. & Kusel-Fetzmann, E. (2011). Rhodophyceae and Phaeophyceae. In: Süßwasserflora von Mitteleuropa Band 7. Freshwater flora of Central Europe. Volume 7. (Schagerl, M. Eds), pp. [i]-x, [1]-155. Heidelberg: Spectrum Akademischer Verlag.

Ettl, H. & Gärtner, G. (1995). Syllabus der Boden-, Luft- und Flechtenalgen. pp. i-vii, 1-721. Stuttgart: Gustav Fischer.

Yoon, H.S., Muller, K.M., Sheath, R.G., Ott, F.D. & Bhattacharya, D. (2006). Defining the major lineages of red algae (Rhodophyta). Journal of Phycology 42: 482-492.

Created: 30 May 2003 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 28 May 2019 by Wendy Guiry

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Blinn, D.W. & Prescott, G.W. (1976). A North American distribution record for the rare Rhodophycean, Chroothece mobilis Pascher and Petrova. American Midland Naturalist 96: 207-210.
Pascher, A. & Petrova, J. (1933). Über Porenapparate und Bewegung bei einer neuen Bangiale (Chroothece mobilis). Archiv für Protistenkunde 74: 490-522.

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