Rotundella rotunda Fuciková, P.O. & L.A.
Rotundella rotunda Fuciková, P.O.Lewis & L.A.Lewis 2014: 22, fig. 1, a-f
Published in: Fuciková, K., Lewis, P.O. & Lewis, L.A. (2014). Putting incertae sedis taxa in their place: a proposal for ten new families and three new genera in Sphaeropleales (Chlorophyceae, Chlorophyta). Journal of Phycology 50(1): 14-25.
Publication date: 2014
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Rotundella.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), almost circular, with length breadth ratio of about 6 to 5 (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a terrestrial species.
Type locality: Joshua Tree National Park, CA, USA (Fuciková et al. 2014: 22). Holotype: Specimen CONN00177433: (Fuciková et al. 2014: 22). Notes: Isotype: Culture UTEX B2979, univ. of Texas.
Detailed distribution with sources
(as Rotundella rotunda Fuciková, P.O.Lewis & L.A.Lewis)
North America: California (CA) (Fuciková et al. 2014).
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Wendy Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 22 September 2019.