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Chlamydomonas antarctica Wille

Publication details
Chlamydomonas antarctica Wille in Gain 1911: 481, no fig. (as 'antarcticus' )

Published in: Gain, L. (1911). La neige verte et la neige rouge des régions Antarctiques (Résumé de l'étude de M. le Professeur Wille. Bulletin du Museum National d'Histoire Naturelle 17: 479-482, no figs.

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 Chlorosarcina antarctica (Wille) H.U.Ling

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), of or pertaining to the Antarctic (Stearn 1973).

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a freshwater/terrestrial species.

Type information
Type locality: Casey, Antarctica (Ling 2002: 2). Type: Snow or ice. (Ling 2002: 2). Notes: Type locality: Antarctica: west coast of Graham Land (Index Nominum Algarum).

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Source of current name
Ling, H.U. (2002). Snow algae of the Windmill Islands, continental Antarctica: Chlorosarcina antarctica comb. nov. (Chlorophyceae, Chlorophyta) from pink snow, with discussion of Chlorosarcina and allied genera. Phycologia 41: 1-9.

Key references
Kol, E. (1968). Kryobiologie. Biologie und Limnologie des Schnees und Eises. I: Kryovegetation Die Binnengewässer, Band XXIV. pp. [i]-viii, 1-216, 68 figs, XVI pls. Stuttgart: E. Schweizerbart'sche Verlagbuchhandlung (Nägele u. Obermiller).

Created: 13 March 2006 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 12 November 2015 by M.D. Guiry

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Pocock, T., Pröschold, T., Priscu, J.C., Kim, S.S. & Huner, N.P.A. (2004). Identification of a psychrophilic green alga from Lake Bonney Antarctica: Chlamydomonas raudensis Ettl. (UWO 241) Chlorophyceae. Journal of Phycology 40(6): 1138-1148, 7 figs, 1 table.

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 23 January 2020.

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