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Chlamydomonas acuta Korshikov 1927

Publication details
Chlamydomonas acuta Korshikov in Pascher 1927: 279, fig. 237 b

Published in: Pascher, A. (1927). Volvocales = Phytomonadinae. In: Die Süsswasser-Flora Deutschlands, Österreichs und der Schweiz. Heft 4. (Pascher, A. Eds), pp. 20-505. Jena:

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Chlamydomonas is Chlamydomonas reinhardtii P.A.Dangeard.

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

Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), acute, pointed; i.e. narrowing gradually and making an angle of less than 90° (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Chlamydomonas acuta Korshikov)
Europe: Britain (Whitton & al. 2003), Romania (Caraus 2017), Russia (Black Sea) (Ettl & Gärtner 1995), Russia (Europe) (Novakovskaya & Patova 2008, Patova & Novakovskaya 2018), Spain (Alvárez Cobelas & Gallardo 1986, Cambra Sánchez, Álvarez Cobelas & Aboal Sanjurjo 1998), Sweden (Skuja 1956).

South-west Asia: India (Gupta 2012).

Asia: Tajikistan (Barinova & Niyatbekov 2018).

Key references
Ettl, H. (1976). Die Gattung Chlamydomonas Ehrenberg. Beihefte zur Nova Hedwigia 49: 1-1122, 67 figs, 168 pls.

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. & Kapustin, D.O. (2011). Chlamydomonadales. In: Algae of Ukraine: diversity, nomenclature, taxonomy, ecology and geography. Volume 3: Chlorophyta. (Tsarenko, P.M., Wasser, S.P. & Nevo, E. Eds), pp. 157-218. Ruggell: A.R.A. Gantner Verlag K.-G..

Skuja, H. (1956). Taxonomische und biologische Studien über das Phytoplankton schwedischer Binnengewässer. Nova Acta Regiae Societatis Scientiarum Upsaliensis, Series IV 16(3): 1-404, + 63 pls.

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