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Oogamochlamys gigantea (O.Dill) Pröschold, B.Marin, U.W.Schlösser & Melkonian 2001

Publication details
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.
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Publication date: December 2001

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Oogamochlamys is Chlamydomonas gigantea O.Dill.

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

Chlamydomonas gigantea O.Dill

Type information
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.

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Chlamydomonas gigantea O.Dill 1895

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Chlamydomonas pseudogigantea Korshikov 1927
Chlorogonium pseudogiganteum (Korshikov) Ettl 1958
Chlamydomonas capensis Pocock 1962
Chlamydomonas megalis H.W.Bischoff & Bold 1963

General environment
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Key references
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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