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Characiopsis cylindrica (F.D.Lambert) Lemmermann 1914

Publication details
Characiopsis cylindrica (F.D.Lambert) Lemmermann 1914: 256

Published in: Lemmermann, E. (1914). Algologische Beitrage. XII. Die Gattung Characiopsis Borzi. Abhandlungen Naturwissenschaftlichen Verein zu Bremen 23: 249-267.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Characiopsis is Characiopsis minuta (A.Braun) Borzì.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Heterococcus unguis Pitschmann

Basionym
Characium cylindricum F.D.Lambert

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), cylindrical.

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Characium cylindricum F.D.Lambert 1909

Taxonomic notes
"A very doubtful species that is not recognized in most recent taxonomic treatments, possibly an Ophiocytium." (Johnson 2011: 326). - (20 Jan 2015) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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Source of current name
Fott, B. (1957). Taxonomie drobnohledné flory našich vod [Taxonomie der mikroskopischen Flora einheimischer Gewasser]. Preslia 29: 278-319, 11 figs. [in Czech and German]

Key references
Caraus, I. (2002). The algae of Romania. Studii si Cercetari, Universitatea Bacau, Biologie 7: 1-694.

Dillard, G.E. (2007). Freshwater algae of the southeastern United States Part 8. Chrysophyceae, Xanthophyceae, Cryptophyceae and Dinophyceae. Bibliotheca Phycologica 112: [i-vi], 1-127, 22 pls.

Johnson, L.R. (2011). Phylum Xanthophyta (Tribophyta) (Yellow-green algae). Orders Botrydiales, Mischococcales, Rhizochloridales, Tribonematales. In: The freshwater algal flora of the British Isles. An identification guide to freshwater and terrestrial algae. Second edition. (John, D.M., Whitton, B.A. & Brook, A.J. Eds), pp. 318-335. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

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