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Ankistrodesmus fusiformis Corda 1838

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

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Ankistrodesmus fusiformis Corda
Loch Neldricken D. 16 Jun 2018. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

Ankistrodesmus fusiformis Corda
Ontario, Canada; Lake of the Woods, Lugol's, 1000x, DIC, Hedy Kling Algal Taxonomy and Ecology Inc.. 25 Jul 2009. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net).

Ankistrodesmus fusiformis Corda
Bainbridge Island, Washington, USA; water garden, 400x, DIC. 31 May 2008. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net).

Ankistrodesmus fusiformis Corda
Plankton sample from Cranberry Lake, Fidalgo Island, Washington (USA), 600x DIC. 01 Sep 2008. Robin Matthews (Robin.Matthews@wwu.edu). © Robin Matthews (Robin.Matthews@wwu.edu).

 

Ankistrodesmus fusiformis Corda Bainbridge Island, Washington, USA; water garden, 400x, DIC
© Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net)

Publication details
Ankistrodesmus fusiformis Corda 1838: 197, pl. II [2]: fig. 18

Published in: Corda, J.-A.-C. (1838). Nouvelles observations microscopiques. Almanach de Carlsbad 8: 179-198.
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Type species
This is the type species (lectotype) of the genus Ankistrodesmus.

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

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General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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Key references
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.

Fawley, M.W., Dean, M.L., Dimmer, S.K. & Fawley, K.P. (2006). Evaluating the morphospecies concept in the Selenastraceae (Chlorophyceae, Chlorophyta). Journal of Phycology 42: 142-154.

John, D.M. & Tsarenko, P.M. (2002). Order Chlorococcales. 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. 327-409. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Komárek, J. & Fott, B. (1983). Chlorophyceae (Grünalgen) Ordnung: Chlorococcales. Das Phytoplankton des Süsswassers. In: Das Phytoplankton des Süsswassers (Die Binnengewässer) XVI. (Huber-Pestalozzi, G. Eds), pp. [1]-x, [1]-1044. Stuttgart: E. Schweizerbart'sche Verlangbuchhandlung (Nägele u. Obermiller).

Komárková-Legnerová, J. (1969). The systematics and ontogenesis of the genera Ankistrodesmus Corda and Monoraphidium gen. nov. In: Studies in Phycology. (Fott, B. Eds), pp. 75-144. Prague: Academia Publishing House of the Czechosolvak Academy of Sciences.

Korshikov, A.A. (1953). Viznachnik prisnovodnihk vodorostey Ukrainsykoi RSR [Vyp] V. Pidklas Protokokovi (Protococcineae). Bakuol'ni (Vacuolales) ta Protokokovi (Protococcales) [The Freshwater Algae of the Ukrainian SSR. V. Sub-Class Protococcineae. Vacuolales and Protococcales]. pp. 1-439. Kyjv [Kiev]: Akad. NAUK URSR.

Ramos, G.J.P., Bicudo, C.E. de M., Góes-Neto, A. & Moura, C.W. do N. (2012). Monoraphidium and Ankistrodesmus (Chlorophyceae, Chlorophyta) from Pantanal dos Marimbus, Chapada Diamantina, Bahia State, Brazil. Hoehnea 39(3): 421-434, 3 figs.

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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