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Microglena monadina Ehrenberg 1832

Publication details
Microglena monadina Ehrenberg 1832: 64, pl. 1: fig. 1

Published in: Ehrenberg, C.G. (1832). Über die Entwickelung und Lebensdauer der Infusionsthiere; nebst ferneren Beiträgen zu einer Vergleichung ihrer organischen Systeme. Abhandlungen der Königlichen Akademie Wissenschaften zu Berlin, Physikalische Klasse 1831: 1-154, pls I-IV.
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Type species
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Microglena.

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

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Chlamydomonas monadina (Ehrenberg) F.Stein 1878

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Chlamydomonas sphaerica O.V.Troitskaya 1923
Chlamydomonas cingulata Pascher 1927

Taxonomic notes
The type species of Microglena, M. monadina Ehrenberg, has been referred to Chlamydomonas (Chlorophyceae) by Stein (1878) and though other species placed in Microglena are typically chrysophycean in organization, the genus should perhaps not be assigned to the Chrysophyceae. - (14 Jul 2006) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Description
Emend. Demchenko, Mikhailyuk & Proschold (Demchenko et al. 2012: 282).

Type information
Type locality: Berlin, Germany (Index Nominum Algarum). Lectotype: Ehrenberg 1832: pl. I: fig. I, designated in Kusber et al. (2004): Strain SAG 55.72 (cryopreserved in liquid nitrogen) in the Sammlung von Algenkulturen, Univ. of Gottingen, Germany, designated in Demchenko et al. (2012) (epitype) (Demchenko & al. 2012: 282). Notes: ITS-2DNA Barcode: Barcode A in Fig. 3 (Demchenko et al. 2012).

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Key references
Demchenko, E, Mikhailyuk, T., Coleman, A.W. & Proschold, T. (2012). Generic and species concepts in Microglena (previously the Chlamydomonas monadina group) revised using an integrative approach. European Journal of Phycology 47(3): 264-290.

Kristiansen, J. & Preisig, H.R. (2001). Encyclopedia of Chrysophyte genera. Bibliotheca Phycologica 110: 1-260.

Created: 21 May 2002 by Elizabeth Moran

Verified by: 06 May 2018 by M.D. Guiry

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Demchenko, E, Mikhailyuk, T., Coleman, A.W. & Proschold, T. (2012). Generic and species concepts in Microglena (previously the Chlamydomonas monadina group) revised using an integrative approach. European Journal of Phycology 47(3): 264-290.

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