Oogamochlamys gigantea (O.Dill) Pröschold, B.Marin, U.W.Schlösser & Melkonian 2001
Oogamochlamys gigantea (O.Dill) Pröschold, B.Marin, U.W.Schlösser & Melkonian 2001: 287, 288, fig. 3a-n, fig. 5a-f, fig. 6 a, b, m-p
Published in: 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.
Publication date: December 2001
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Chlamydomonas gigantea O.Dill
Type locality: Germany: Baden: near Neudorf and Freibur im Breisgau (Index Nominum Algarum). Type: Strain SAG 44.91 permanently preserved in a metabolically inactive state (cryopreservation in liquid nitrogen) (epitype) UTEX (Pröschold et al. 2001: 288).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), huge.
Chlamydomonas gigantea O.Dill 1895
No habitat entry has yet been made for this entity.
Borza, T., Redmond, E.K., Laflamme, M. & Lee, R.W. (2009). Mitochondrial DNA in the Ooogamochlamys clade (Chlorophyceae): high GC content and unique genome architecture for green algae. Journal of Phycology 45(6): 1323-1334.
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