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Chlamydomonas augustae Skuja 1943

Publication details
Chlamydomonas augustae Skuja 1943: 370, pl. 10: figs 2-24

Published in: Skuja, H. (1943). Ein Fall von fakuntativer Symbiose zwichen operculatem Discomycet un einer Chlamydomonade. Archiv für Protistenkunde 96: 365-376.

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

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Chloromonas augustae (Skuja) T.Pröschold, B.Marin, U.W.Schlösser & M.Melkonian

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

Habitat notes
Snow (Hoham et al. 2002). - (17 Aug 2011) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a ubiquitous species.

Type information
Type locality: Latvia: Prov. Vidzeme: near Kemeri (Index Nominum Algarum). Type: ["ad terra turfosa humida"]. (Index Nominum Algarum Notes: Epitype: strain SAG 5.73 (cryopreserved) (Pröschold et al., 2001: 286).

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Chlamydomonas augustae Skuja)
Atlantic Islands: Iceland (Ettl & Gärtner 1995).

Europe: Czech Republic and/or Slovakia (Ettl & Gärtner 1995), Latvia (Ettl & Gärtner 1995).

North America: Massachusetts (MA) (Hoham, Bonome, Martin & Leebens-Mack 2002), Oregon (OR) (Hoham, Bonome, Martin & Leebens-Mack 2002).

South-east Asia: Indonesia (Ettl & Gärtner 1995).

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

Hoham, R.W., Bonome, T.A., Martin, C.W. & Leebens-Mack, J.H. (2002). A combined 18S rDNA and rbcL phylogenetic analysis of Chloromonas and Chlamydomonas (Chlorophyceae, Volvocales) emphasizing snow and other cold-temperature habitats. Journal of Phycology 38: 1051-1064.

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..

Pröschold, T., Marin, B., Schlösser, U.W. & Melkonian, M. (2001). Molecular phylogeny and taxonomic revision of Chlamydomonas (Chlorophyta). I. Emendation of Chlamydomonas Ehrenberg and Chloromonas Gobi, and descripription of Oogamochlamys gen. nov. and Lobochlamys gen. nov. Protist 152: 265-300, 7 figs, 5 tables.

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