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Desmidium baileyi (Ralfs) Nordstedt

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Viridiplantae
Infrakingdom Streptophyta infrakingdom
Phylum Charophyta
Class Conjugatophyceae (Zygnematophyceae)
Order Desmidiales
Family Desmidiaceae
Genus Desmidium

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Desmidium baileyi (Ralfs) Nordstedt
Bainbridge Island, Washington, USA; Gazzam lake, 400x, DIC, Palmer-Maloney. 06 Jul 2013. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun.

Desmidium baileyi (Ralfs) Nordstedt
Bainbridge Island, Washington, USA; Gazzam lake, 400x, DIC, Palmer-Maloney. 06 Jul 2013. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun.

Desmidium baileyi (Ralfs) Nordstedt
Bainbridge Island, Washington, USA; Gazzam lake, 400x, DIC, Palmer-Maloney. 06 Jul 2013. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun.

Desmidium baileyi (Ralfs) Nordstedt
Bainbridge Island, Washington, USA; Gazzam lake, 400x, DIC, Palmer-Maloney. 06 Jul 2013. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun.

Desmidium baileyi (Ralfs) Nordstedt
2-radiant form. Lightly stained to show mucilage and pores. Front and side views. Collected by Ingrid Jüttner, lochen near Beaghcanneen bridge, Connemara, Ireland.. 15 Feb 2013. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

Desmidium baileyi (Ralfs) Nordstedt
2-radiant form. Front and side views. Collected by Ingrid Jüttner, lochen near Beaghcanneen bridge, Connemara, Ireland.. 15 Feb 2013. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

Desmidium baileyi (Ralfs) Nordstedt
Collected by David Williamson, Nottely Lake, N Georgia USA. Formalin preserved.. 31 Aug 2012. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

Desmidium baileyi (Ralfs) Nordstedt
Collected by David Williamson, Nottely Lake, N Georgia USA. Formalin preserved.. 31 Aug 2012. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

 

Polysiphonia longiarticulata Zanardini

Desmidium baileyi (Ralfs) Nordstedt Bainbridge Island, Washington, USA; Gazzam lake, 400x, DIC, Palmer-Maloney

Publication details
Desmidium baileyi (Ralfs) Nordstedt 1880: 4

Published in: Nordstedt, C.F.O. (1880). De algis et Characeis 1. De algis nonullis, praecipue Desmidieis, inter Utricularias Musei Lugduno-Batavi. Acta Universitatis lundensis 16(?): 1-14.

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Desmidium is Desmidium swartzii C.Agardh ex Ralfs.

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

Basionym
Micrasterias baileyi Ralfs

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Micrasterias baileyi Ralfs

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Aptogonum baileyi Ralfs 1848
Aptogonum tetragonum Delponte 1873
Desmidium aptogonum var. tetragonum (Delponte) West & G.S.West 1902

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Desmidium baileyi (Ralfs) Nordstedt)
Europe: Austria (Lenzenweger 2003), Britain (Whitton et al. 2003), Czech Republic (Stastny 2010), France (Kouwets 1999, Kouwets 1999, Kouwets 1999, Anon. 2017), Germany (Ludwig & Schnittler 1996), Italy (Abdelahad et al. 2003), Portugal (Cambra Sánchez, Álvarez Cobelas & Aboal Sanjurjo 1998), Spain (Cambra Sánchez, Álvarez Cobelas & Aboal Sanjurjo 1998).

North America: Arkansas (Smith 2010), North Carolina (Fucikova et al. 2008), Québec (Irénée-Marie 1939, Poulin, Hamilton & Proulx 1995), Tennessee (Johansen et al. 2007), Wisconsin (Hall et al. 2011).

South America: Argentina (Tell 1985), Brazil (Bicudo 1969, Bicudo & Martau 1974, Araújo et al. 2010, Freitas & Loverde-Oliveira 2013).

Africa: Ghana (Smith, Smith & Nii Yemoh Annang 2015).

South-west Asia: Bangladesh (Ahmed et al. 2008), India (Gupta 2012, Gupta 2012), Iraq (Maulood et al. 2013, Maulood et al. 2013).

Asia: China (Hu & Wei 2006, Wei 2014), Japan (Hirano, M. 1960), Russia (Far East) (Medvedeva & Nikulina 2014), Taiwan (Shao 2003-2014).

Australia and New Zealand: New South Wales (Day et al. 1995, Ling & Tyler 2000), New Zealand (Broady et al. 2012), Northern Territory (Day et al. 1995, Ling & Tyler 2000), Queensland (Day et al. 1995, Ling & Tyler 2000), South Australia (Day et al. 1995, Ling & Tyler 2000), Victoria (Day et al. 1995, Ling & Tyler 2000).

(as Desmidium aptogonum var. tetragonum (Delponte) West & G.S.West)
South-west Asia: India (Gupta 2012).

Australia and New Zealand: Northern Territory (Day et al. 1995, Ling & Tyler 2000), Tasmania (Day et al. 1995, Ling & Tyler 2000).

Key references
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.

Kouwets, F.A.C. (1999). A check-list of desmids (Chlorophyta, Zygnemaphyceae) of France. Patrimoines Natureles 41: 1-148.

Palamar-Mordvintseva, G.M. (1986). [Conjugatophyceae. Pt 2. Desmidiales. In: Identification manual of the freshwater algae of Ukrainian RSR. Issue VIII (2)]. pp. [1]-317 [318]. Kiev: Nauk. Dumka Press.

Petlovany, O.A. & Tsarenko, P.M. (2015 '2014'). Desmidiales. In: Algae of Ukraine: diversity, nomenclature, taxonomy, ecology and geography. Volume 4: Charophyta. (Tsarenko, P.M., Wasser, S.P. & Nevo, E. Eds), pp. 61-448. Ruggell: Koeltz Scientific Books.

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