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Coleochaete scutata Brébisson 1844

Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Viridiplantae
Infrakingdom Streptophyta infrakingdom
Phylum Charophyta
Class Coleochaetophyceae
Order Coleochaetales
Family Coleochaetaceae
Genus Coleochaete


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Coleochaete scutata Brébisson
Showing detail of bristle. Yardley Chase, Northants, UK.. 16 Jul 2019. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

Coleochaete scutata Brébisson
Brebisson 1844 pl. 2. 25 Apr 2012. M.J. Wynne.

Coleochaete scutata Brébisson
Showing bristles at a higher focus point. Yardley Chase, Northamptonshire, UK. BF image.. 29 Feb 2008. © C.F.Carter(chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk,com).

Coleochaete scutata Brébisson
On an artificial surface. Yardley Chase, Northamptonshire, UK.. 27 Aug 2008. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

Coleochaete scutata Brébisson
Diagonal view showing bristles.Yardley Chase, Northamptonshire, UK.. 27 Aug 2008. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

Coleochaete scutata Brébisson
Panorama merge of several images at high magnification. BF image.Yardley Chase, Northamptonshire, UK.. 27 Aug 2008. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).


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Coleochaete scutata Brébisson Showing bristles at a higher focus point. Yardley Chase, Northamptonshire, UK. BF image.
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Publication details
Coleochaete scutata Brébisson 1844: 29, pl. 2: figs 1-7

Published in: Brébisson, [L.] A. de (1844). Description de deux nouveaux genres d'algues fluviatiles. Annales des Sciences Naturelles, Botanique, Sér. 3 1: 25-31, 2 pls.
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Type species
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Coleochaete.

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

Type information
Type locality: France: Calvados: Falaise (Index Nominum Algarum). Lectotype (fide H. Szymánska & K.Spalik, 1993: 31) : L 937.252.60 (Index Nominum Algarum

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), shield-shaped (Stearn 1973).

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

Habitat notes
Common in freshwater periphyon (Graham et al., 2015). - (7 Aug 2015) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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Key references
Borisova, O.V. & Tsarenko, P.M. (2015 '2014'). Coleochaetales. In: Algae of Ukraine: diversity, nomenclature, taxonomy, ecology and geography. Volume 4: Charophyta. (Tsarenko, P.M., Wasser, S.P. & Nevo, E. Eds), pp. 465-468. Ruggell: Koeltz Scientific Books.

Hirose, H., Yamagishi, T. & Akiyama, M. (1977). Illustrations of the Japanese fresh-water algae. pp. [8 col. pls], [1]-933, 244 pls in text. Tokyo: Uchida Rokakuho Publishing Co., Ltd. [in Japanese]

Hu, H. & Wei, Y. (2006). The freshwater algae of China. Systematics, taxonomy and ecology. pp. [4 pls of 16 figs], [i-iv], i-xv, 1-1023. China: www.sciencep.com.

John, D.M. (2011). Phylum Chlorophyta. Orders Coleochaetiales. 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. 564-566. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Keshri, J.P. (2010). Contribution to our knowledge of Coleochaetales (Chlorophyta) of West Bengal, India. Algological Studies/Archiv für Hydrobiologie, Supplement Volumes 134: 41-54.

Li Shanghao (S.H.Ley) & Bi Liejue [Li, S.H. & Bi, L.J.] (1999). Flora algarum sinicarum aquae dulcis. Tomus V Ulothrichales Ulvales Chaetophorales Trentepohliales Sphaeropleales. pp. [i-ix], i-viii, 1-136, 54 pls [I-LIV]. Beijing: Science Press.

Möbius, K. (1892). Australische Süsswasseralgen. Flora (Jena) 75: 421-454, pls VII, VIII.

Prescott, G.W. (1962). Algae of the Western Great Lakes area. With an illustrated key to the genera of desmids and freshwater diatoms. Revised [Second] edition. pp. [i]-xiii, 1-977. Dubuque, Iowa: Wm. C. Brown Company Publishers 135 South Locust Street.

Stutz, S. & Mattern, H. (eds), Helisch, H., Hennecke, M., Kull, U., Mareš, J., Probst, W., Schütz, W., Simon, T., Täuscher, L. & Ullmann, J. (2018). Beiträge zu den Algen Baden-Württembergs. Band 1 Allgemeiner Teil. Spezieller Teil: Cyanobacteria, Glaucobionta, Rhodobionta und Chlorobionta p.p. pp. [1]-504, 770 figs. Remshalden: Verlag Manfred Hennecke.

Created: 11 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 27 August 2019 by M.D. Guiry

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Graham, L.E., Graham, J.M. & Kranzfelder, J.A. (1986). Iradiance, daylength and temperature effects on zoosporogenesis in Coleochaete scutata (Charophyceae). Journal of Phycology 22: 35-39.
Hopkins, A.W. & McBride, G.E. (1976). The life history of Coleochaete scutata (Chlorophyceae) studies by a feulgen microspectrophotometric analysis of the DNA cycle. Journal of Phycology 12: 29-35.
Marchant, H.J. & Pickett-Heaps, J.D. (1973). Mitosis and cytokinesis in Coleochaete scutata. Journal of Phycology 9: 461-471, 25 figs.
Marchant, H.J. (1977). Ultrastructure, development and cytoplasmic rotation of seta-bearing cells of Coleochaete scutata (Chlorophyceae). Journal of Phycology 13: 28-36.
McBride, G. (1974). The seta-bearing cells of Coleochaete scutata (Chlorophyceae, Chaertophorales). Phycologia 13: 271-285.
McBride, G., LaBounty, J., Adams, J. & Berns, M. (1974). The totipotency and relationships of seta-bearing cells to thallus development in the green alga Coleochaete scutata. A laser microbeam study. Devel. Biol. 37: 90-99.

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