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Chlamydomonas megalis H.W.Bischoff & Bold

Publication details
Chlamydomonas megalis H.W.Bischoff & Bold 1963: 19, figs 8-13, 88-91

Published in: Bischoff, H.W. & Bold, H.C. (1963). Phycological studies IV. Some soil algae from Enchanted Rock and related algal species. University of Texas Publication 6318: [1]-95.

Publication date: September 15

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 Oogamochlamys gigantea (O.Dill) Pröschold, B.Marin, U.W.Schlösser & Melkonian

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

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Type information
Type locality: Enchanted Rock, Lano County, Texas, USA (Bischoff & Bold 1963: 20).

No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.

Source of current name
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.

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

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

Created: 02 April 2004 by Fabio Rindi

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Paul Gabrielson in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 08 December 2019.

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