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Selenastrum bibraianum Reinsch 1866

Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Viridiplantae
Infrakingdom Chlorophyta infrakingdom
Phylum Chlorophyta
Subphylum Chlorophytina
Class Chlorophyceae
Order Sphaeropleales
Family Selenastraceae
Genus Selenastrum


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Selenastrum bibraianum Reinsch
© Thaís Garcia (thais.garcia.bio\'at\'gmail.com).

Selenastrum bibraianum Reinsch
© Thaís Garcia (thais.garcia.bio\'at\'gmail.com).

Selenastrum bibraianum Reinsch
© Thaís Garcia (thais.garcia.bio\'at\'gmail.com).

Selenastrum bibraianum Reinsch
© Thaís Garcia (thais.garcia.bio\'at\'gmail.com).

Selenastrum bibraianum Reinsch
© Thaís Garcia (thais.garcia.bio\'at\'gmail.com).

Selenastrum bibraianum Reinsch
© Thaís Garcia (thais.garcia.bio\'at\'gmail.com).

Selenastrum bibraianum Reinsch
Fishing Lake, Castle Ashby, Northamptonshire, UK. 21 Jul 2016. © C.F.Carter(chris.carter'at'6cvw.freeuk.com.


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Selenastrum bibraianum Reinsch
© Thaís Garcia (thais.garcia.bio\'at\'gmail.com)

Publication details
Selenastrum bibraianum Reinsch 1866: 64, pl. IV [4]: fig. 2 (as 'Bibraianum' )

Published in: Reinsch, P.F. (1866). Die Algenflora des mittleren Theiles von Franken (des Keupergebietes mit den angrenzenden Partien des jurassischen Gebietes) enthaltend die vom Autor bis jetzt in diesen Gebieten beobachteten Susswasseralgen und die Diagnosen und Abbildungen von ein und funfzig vom Autor in diesem gebiete entdeckten neuen Arten und drei neuen Gattungen. Abhandlungen der Naturhistorischen Gesellschaft zu Nürnberg 3(2): 1-238, pls I-XIII.
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Type species
This is the type species (lectotype) of the genus Selenastrum.

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

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Ankistrodesmus bibraianus (Reinsch) Korshikov 1953
Kirchneriella bibraiana (Reinsch) E.G.Williams 1965

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Type information
Type locality: Germany: Franken: Schwabach near Erlangen (Reinsch 1866: 4). Notes: "Holotype: Selenastrum bibraianumReinsch 1866: 65, pl. IV: Fig. II." (Garcia et al. 2016: 4). Epitype (designated by Garcia et al. 2016: 4): "A formaldehyde fixed sample of strain CCMA–UFSCar 47 is deposited at the Botanical Institute at São Paulo, Brazil, under the designation SP 469321." Isotype: Material of the authentic strain CCMA–UFSCar 47, maintained at the Culture Collection of Freshwater Microalgae, Federal University of São Carlos, São Carlos, Brazil."

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Key references
Das, D. & Keshri, J.P. (2012). Coccal green algae from Bitang-cho Lake (a high altitude lake in Eastern Himalaya). Indian Hydrobiology 15(2): 171-182.

Day, S.A., Wickham, R.P., Entwisle, T.J. & Tyler, P.A. (1995). Bibliographic check-list of non-marine algae in Australia. Flora of Australia Supplementary Series 4: i-vii, 1-276.

Garcia, T.S., Bock, C., Sant'Anna, C.L., Bagatini, I.L., Wodniok, S. & Vierira, A.H. (2016). Selenastraceae (Sphaeropleales, Chlorophyceae): rbcL, 18S rDNA and ITS–2 secondary structure enlightens traditional taxonomy, with description of two new genera, Messastrum gen. nov. and Curvastrum gen. nov. Fottea 17(1): 1-19, 10 figs.

Hindák, F. (1988). Studies on the chlorococcal algae (Chlorophyceae). IV. Biologické Práce 34(1/2): 1-264.

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.

Krienitz, L., Bock, C., Nozaki, H. & Wolf, M. (2011). SSU rRNA gene phylogeny of morphospecies affiliated to the bioassay alga "Selenastrum capricornutum" recoverd the polyphyletic origin of crescent-shaped Chlorophyta. Journal of Phycology 47(4): 880-893.

Skuja, H. (1956). Taxonomische und biologische Studien über das Phytoplankton schwedischer Binnengewässer. Nova Acta Regiae Societatis Scientiarum Upsaliensis, Series IV 16(3): 1-404, + 63 pls.

Tsarenko, P.M. & John, D.M. (2011). Order Sphaeropleales sensu lato [Phylum Chlorophyta]. 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. 419-475. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Tsarenko, P.M. (2011). Sphaeropleales. In: Algae of Ukraine: diversity, nomenclature, taxonomy, ecology and geography. Volume 3: Chlorophyta. (Tsarenko, P.M., Wasser, S.P. & Nevo, E. Eds), pp. 280-355. Ruggell: A.R.A. Gantner Verlag K.-G..

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