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Chlorella variabilis I.Shihira & R.W.Krauss 1965

Publication details
Chlorella variabilis I.Shihira & R.W.Krauss 1965: 15, figs 3, 4

Published in: Shihira, I. & Krauss, R.W. (1965). Chlorella. Physiology and taxonomy of forty-one isolates. pp. 1-97. Maryland: University of Maryland, College Park.
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Chlorella is Chlorella vulgaris Beyerinck [Beijerinck].

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

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), variable (Stearn 1973).

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Chlorella paramaecii Loefer 1951

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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Key references
Fott, B. & Nováková, M. (1969). A monograph of the genus Chlorella. The freshwater species. In: Studies in Phycology. (Fott, B. Eds), pp. 10-74. Prague: Academia Publishing House of the Czechosolvak Academy of Sciences.

Pröschold, T., Darienko, T., Silva, P.C., Reisser, W. & Krienitz, L. (2011). The systematics of Zoochlorella revisited employing an integrative approach. Environmental Microbiology 13(2): 350-364.

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References
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Hoshina, R., Iwataki, M. & Imamura, N. (2010). Chlorella variabilis and Micractinium reisseri sp. nov. (Chlorellaceae, Trebouxiophyceae): Redescription of the endosymbiotic green algae of Paramecium bursaria (Peniculia, Oligohymenophorea) in the 120th year. Phycological Research 58(3): 188-210.

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