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Tetraspora cylindrica (Wahlenberg) C.Agardh 1824

Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Viridiplantae
Infrakingdom Chlorophyta infrakingdom
Phylum Chlorophyta
Subphylum Chlorophytina
Class Chlorophyceae
Order Chlamydomonadales
Family Tetrasporaceae
Genus Tetraspora


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Tetraspora cylindrica (Wahlenberg) C.Agardh
prox. Near Snaefellsjökul, NW Iceland.. 21 Jul 2010. © C.F.Carter (Chris.Carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

Tetraspora cylindrica (Wahlenberg) C.Agardh
prox. Near Snaefellsjökul, NW Iceland.. 21 Jul 2011. © C.F.Carter (Chris.Carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

Tetraspora cylindrica (Wahlenberg) C.Agardh
prox. Near Snaefellsjökul, NW Iceland.. 21 Jul 2011. © C.F.Carter (Chris.Carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

Tetraspora cylindrica (Wahlenberg) C.Agardh
prox. Near Snaefellsjökul, NW Iceland.. 21 Jul 2011. © C.F.Carter (Chris.Carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).


Caulerpa bartoniae G.Murray

Tetraspora cylindrica (Wahlenberg) C.Agardh prox. Near Snaefellsjökul, NW Iceland.
© C.F.Carter (Chris.Carter@6cvw.freeuk.com)

Publication details
Tetraspora cylindrica (Wahlenberg) C.Agardh 1824: 188

Published in: Agardh, C.A. (1824). Systema algarum. pp. [i]-xxxvii, [1]-312. Lundae [Lund]: Literis Berlingianis [Berling].
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Publication date: probably September 1824

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Tetraspora is Tetraspora gelatinosa (Vaucher) Desvaux.

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

Ulva cylindrica Wahlenberg

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), cylindrical.

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Ulva cylindrica Wahlenberg 1812

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Tetraspora cylindrica (Wahlenberg) C.Agardh)
Europe: Andorra (Cambra Sánchez, Álvarez Cobelas & Aboal Sanjurjo 1998), Germany (Stutz & Mattern (eds) & al. 2018), Ireland (Adams 1908), Romania (Caraus 2017), Russia (Europe) (Patova & Demina 2007), Scandinavia (Karlason & al. 2018), Spain (Cambra Sánchez, Álvarez Cobelas & Aboal Sanjurjo 1998).

North America: Laurentian Great Lakes (Prescott 1962), Michigan (Prescott 1962), Northwest Territories (Sheath & Steinman 1982), Tennessee (Johansen & al. 2007), Wisconsin (Prescott 1962).

South America: Argentina (Tell 1985).

South-west Asia: India (Gupta 2012), Pakistan (Valeem & Shameel 2005).

Asia: China (Hu & Wei 2006, Liu & Hu & al. 2012), Japan (Hirose, Yamagishi & Akiyama 1977), Russia (Far East) (Medvedeva & Nikulina 2014, Medvedeva & Nikulina 2019), Taiwan (Shao 2003-2014), Tajikistan (Barinova, Boboev & Hisoriev 2015, Barinova & Niyatbekov 2018).

Key references
Hirose, H., Yamagishi, T. & Akiyama, M. (1977). Illustrations of the Japanese fresh-water algae. pp. [8 col. pls], [1]-933, 244 pls in text. Tokyo: Uchida Rokakuho Publishing Co., Ltd. [in Japanese]

Hu, H. & Wei, Y. (2006). The freshwater algae of China. Systematics, taxonomy and ecology. pp. [4 pls of 16 figs], [i-iv], i-xv, 1-1023. China: www.sciencep.com.

Korshikov, A.A. (1953). Viznachnik prisnovodnihk vodorostey Ukrainsykoi RSR [Vyp] V. Pidklas Protokokovi (Protococcineae). Bakuol'ni (Vacuolales) ta Protokokovi (Protococcales) [The Freshwater Algae of the Ukrainian SSR. V. Sub-Class Protococcineae. Vacuolales and Protococcales]. pp. 1-439. Kyjv [Kiev]: Akad. NAUK URSR.

Prescott, G.W. (1962). Algae of the Western Great Lakes area. With an illustrated key to the genera of desmids and freshwater diatoms. Revised [Second] edition. pp. [i]-xiii, 1-977. Dubuque, Iowa: Wm. C. Brown Company Publishers 135 South Locust Street.

[Wittrock, V.B. & Nordstedt, C.F.O.] (1884). Literatur-öfversigt [Literature review]. Algae aquae dulcis exsiccatae praecipue Scandinavicae quas adjectis algis marinis chlorophyllaceis et phycochromaceis.... Botaniska Notiser 1884: 121-128, un-numbered figs.

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