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Characiopsis ovalis (Chodat) Chodat 1925

Publication details
Characiopsis ovalis (Chodat) Chodat in Poulton 1925: 32

Published in: Poulton, E.M. (1925). Étude sur les Hétérokontes thèse présentée à la Faculté des sciences de l'Université de Genève. pp. 1-96. Genève [Geneva]: Université de Genève.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Characiopsis is Characiopsis minuta (A.Braun) Borzì.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Neomonodus ovalis (Chodat) R.Amaral, K.P.Fawley,Nemcová, T.Sevcíková, Lukesová, M.W.Fawley, L.M.Santos & M.Eliás

Monodus ovalis Chodat

Type information
Type locality: Switzerland: Genève: la Gradelle (Index Nominum Algarum). Holotype: figs 156-159 in Chodat 1913: strain CAUP Q 302 (cryopreserved), deposited at Coimbra Coll. Algae (ACOI) (epitype) (Amaral et al. 2020: 644).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), oval, elliptical, i.e., broadest at the middle, the sides curved and length:breadth generally 2:1 (Stearn 1973).

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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Source of current name
Amaral, R., Fawley, K.P., Nemcová, Y., Sevcíková, T., Lukesová, A., Fawley, M.W., Santos, L.M.A. & Eliás, M. (2020). Toward modern classification of eumastigophytes, including the description of Neomonodaceae fam. nov. and three new genera. Journal of Phycology 56(3): 630-648.

Key references
Ettl, H. (1978). Xanthophyceae. In: Süsswasserflora von Mitteleurope. Begründer von A. Pascher. Band 3, Teil 1. (Ettl, H., Gerloff, J & Heynig, H. Eds), pp. [i]-xiv, [1]-530. Jena: VEB Gustav Fischer Verlag.

Hibberd, D.J. (1981). Notes on the taxonomy and nomenclature of the algal classes Eustigmatophyceae and Tribophyceae (synonym Xanthophyceae). Journal of the Linnean Society of London, Botany 82: 93-119, 17 figs, 1 table.

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