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Hormotila mucigena Borzì 1883

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Viridiplantae
Infrakingdom Chlorophyta infrakingdom
Phylum Chlorophyta
Subphylum Chlorophytina
Class Chlorophyceae
Order Chaetophorales
Family Chaetophoraceae
Genus Hormotila

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Hormotila mucigena Borzì
On damp brickwork, Watford, Northamptonshire, UK.. 27 Mar 2010. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com) C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

Hormotila mucigena Borzì
Mucilaginous mass at lowmagnification. 27 Mar 2010. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

Hormotila mucigena Borzì
On damp brickwork, Watford, Northamptonshire, UK.. 27 Mar 2010. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

Hormotila mucigena Borzì
On damp brickwork, Watford, Northamptonshire, UK.. 26 Apr 2010. © C.F.Carter(chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

Hormotila mucigena Borzì
On damp brickwork, Watford, Northamptonshire, UK. (Note collapsed cells of Cosmarium holmiense). 26 Apr 2010. © C.F.Carter(chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

 

Corycus lanceolatus (Kützing) Skottsberg

Hormotila mucigena Borzì On damp brickwork, Watford, Northamptonshire, UK. (Note collapsed cells of Cosmarium holmiense)
© C.F.Carter(chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com)

Publication details
Hormotila mucigena Borzì 1883: 99, pls 8, 9

Published in: Borzì, A. (1883). Studi algologici. Saggio di richerche sulla biologia delle Alghe. Fascicolo I. pp. [i]-vi, [i, h.t.], [i]-i 117, [i, cont.], errata slip, IX pls., uncol. liths. by author. Messina: Gaetano Capra e Co. Editori.
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Publication date: Jan-Jun 1883

Type species
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Hormotila.

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

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Description
emended description (Wujek & Wynne, 2016: 89, fig. 2C).

Type information
Type locality: "Habitat in rupibus humidis, ad fontium parietes prope Salice circa. Messanam (Siciliae). Oct. 1880." Sicily. (Borzì 1883: 99).

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Key references
Andreyeva, V.M (1998). Poczvennye i aerophilnye zelyonye vodorosli (Chlorophyta: Tetrasporales, Chlorococcales, Chlorosarcinales). Terrestrial and aerophilic green algae (Chlorophyta: Tetrasporales, Chlorococcales, Chlorosarcinales). pp. [1]-349, [2], 108 pls. St Petersberg: "NAUKA".

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.

John, D.M. & Tsarenko, P.M. (2011). Phylum Chlorophyta. Order Chlorococcales. 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. 410. 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).

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.

Wujek, D.E. & Wynne, M.J. (2016). What is the real Hormotila? (Note). Algae. An International Journal of Algal Research 31(2): 85-90.

Wujek, D.E. (2017). Reestablishing the occurrence of the green alga Hormotila mucigena in North America: Kansas and Michigan. Transactions of the Kansas Academy of Science 120(1-2): 82-86.

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Wujek, D.E. (2017). Reestablishing the occurrence of the green alga Hormotila mucigena in North America: Kansas and Michigan. Transactions of the Kansas Academy of Science 120(1-2): 82-86.

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