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Vaucheria prona T.A.Christensen 1970

Publication details
Vaucheria prona T.A.Christensen 1970: 250, figs 1, 2

Published in: Christensen, T. (1970). Vaucheria prona, a new name for a common alga. Saert. af. Bot. Tids. 65: 245-251.

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Vaucheria is Vaucheria disperma A.P.de Candolle.

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

Type information
Type locality: south of the wood of Kongelunden, Amager, Denmark (Christensen 1970: 247 (fig. 1)). Type: fig. 1 a-p: Christensen 9891; 31 October 1967; vegetable field south of wood. Mus. Bot. Haun. (Christensen 1970: 247 (fig. 1)).

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine/freshwater species.

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Key references
Andersen, R.A. & Bailey, J.C. (2002). Phylogenetic analysis of 32 strains of Vaucheria (Xanthophyceae) using the rbcL gene and its two flanking spacer regions. Journal of Phycology 38(3): 583-592.

Entwisle, T.J. (1988). A monograph of Vaucheria (Vaucheriaceae, Chrysophyta) in south-eastern mainland Australia. Australian Systematic Botany 1: 1-77.

Johnson, L.R. & Merritt, R. (2011). Phylum Xanthophyta (Tribophyta) (Yellow-green algae). Order Vaucheriales. 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. 336-345. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Schneider, C.W., Lane, C.E. & Norland, A. (1999). The freshwater species of Vaucheria (Tribophyceae, Chrysophyta) from Connecticut. Rhodora 101(907): 234-263.

Vishnyakov, V.S., Romanov, R.E., Chemeris, E.V., Kipriyanova, L.M., Chernova, A.M., Komarova, A.S. & Philippov, D.A. (2020). [New records of Vaucheria (Ochrophyta, Xanthophyceae) in Russia]. Novosti Sistematiki Nizshikh Rastenii 54(1): 7-41, incl. 5 pls. [in Russian with English abstract]

Wang Quanxi [Wang, Q.X.] (2018). Flora algarum sinicarum aquae dulcis Tomus XI Xanthophyta. pp. [1-6] i-xvii, 1-129 [130], 99 figs. Beijing: Science Press. [in Chinese]

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Christensen, T. (1970). Vaucheria prona, a new name for a common alga. Saert. af. Bot. Tids. 65: 245-251.
Entwisle, T.J. (1988). An evaluation of taxonomic characters in the Vaucheria prona complex (Vaucheriaceae, Chrysophyta). Phycologia 27: 183-200.

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