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Nephroselmis olivacea F.Stein 1878

Publication details
Nephroselmis olivacea F.Stein 1878: pl. XIX [19]: figs 32-37

Published in: Stein, F. von (1878). Der Organismus der Infusionsthiere nach eigenen forschungen in systematischere Reihenfolge bearbeitet. III. Abtheilung. Die Naturgeschichte der Flagellaten oder Geisselinfusorien. I. Hälfte, Den noch nicht abgeschlossenen allgemeinen Theil nebst erklärung: Der sämmtlichen Abbildungen enthaltend. pp. i-x, 1-154, pls I-XXIV. Leipzig: Verlag von Wilhelm Engelmann.
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Type species
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Nephroselmis.

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

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Sennia commutata Pascher 1912
Heteromastix angulata Korshikov 1923
Nephroselmis angulata (Korshikov) Skuja 1948

Nomenclatural notes
Seemingly originally first introduced without a description, but validated by analytical figures (ICN Art. 38.7 "For the purpose of Art. 38.5, prior to 1 January 1908, an illustration with analysis (see Art. 38.9 and 38.10) is acceptable in place of a written description or diagnosis."). No locality given. - (25 Jun 2012) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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Key references
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.

Kasten J., Kusber W.-H., Riedmüller U., Tworeck A., Oschwald L. & Mischke U. (2018). Steckbriefe der Phytoplankton-Indikatortaxa in den WRRL Bewertungsverfahren PhytoSee und PhytoFluss mit Begleittext – 1. Lieferung: 50 Steckbriefe ausgewählter Indikatortaxa. pp. 1-177. Berlin: Botanic Garden and Botanical Museum Berlin, Freie Universität Berlin.

Moestrup, Ø. (2002). Phylum Prasinophyta. In: The Freshwater Algal Flora of the British Isles. An identification guide to freshwater and terrestrial algae. (John, D.M., Whitton, B.A. & Brook, A.J. Eds), pp. 281-286. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Moestrup, Ø. (2011). Primitive green algae ('Prasinophyta'). 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. 358-363. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Toepel, J., Langner, U. & Wilhelm, C. (2005). Combination of flow cytometry and single cell absorption spectroscopy to study the phytoplankton structure and to calculate the chl a specific absorption coefficients at the taxon level. Journal of Phycology 41(6): 1099-1109.

Yoshii, Y., Takaichi, S., Maoka, T., Suda, S., Sekiguchi, H., Nakayama, T. & Inouye, I. (2005). Variation of siphonaxanthin series among the genus Nephroselmis (Prasinophyceae, Chlorophyta) including a novel primary methoxy carotenoid . Journal of Phycology 41: 827-834.

Created: 11 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry

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References
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Suda, S., Watanabe, M.M. & Inouye, I. (1989). Note: Evidence for sexual reproduction in the primitive green alga Nephroselmis olivacea (Prasinophyceae). Journal of Phycology 25: 596-600, 17 figs.
Suda, S., Watanabe, M.M. & Inouye, I. (2004). Electron microscopy of sexual reproduction in Nephroselmis olivacea (Prasinophyceae, Chlorophyta) . Phycological Research 52(3): 273-283.
Yamaguchi, H., Suda, S., Nakayama, T., Pienaar, R. N., Chihara, M. & Inouye, I. (2011). Taxonomy of Nephroselmis viridis sp. nov. (Nephroselmidophyceae, Chlorophyta), a sister marine species to freshwater N. olivacea. Journal of Plant Research 124(1): 49-62.

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