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Desmidium swartzii C.Agardh ex Ralfs

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 swartzii C.Agardh ex Ralfs
Washington state, USA: Alpine lake, 400x, DIC. 07 Dec 2012. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun.

Desmidium swartzii C.Agardh ex Ralfs
Single cell from chain. Above Breidavik, NW Iceland.. 17 Jul 2011. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com.

Desmidium swartzii C.Agardh ex Ralfs
Apical view of a single cell detached from chain. Above Breidavik, NW Iceland.. 17 Jul 2011. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com.

Desmidium swartzii C.Agardh ex Ralfs
Kelly Hall Tarn, Cumbria, UK.. 17 Oct 2009. © Chris Carter(Chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

Desmidium swartzii C.Agardh ex Ralfs
Attachment points. Kelly Hall Tarn, Cumbria, UK.. 17 Oct 2009. © Chris Carter(Chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

 

Lithophyllum pustulatum f. macrocarpum (Rosanoff) Foslie

Desmidium swartzii C.Agardh ex Ralfs Attachment points. Kelly Hall Tarn, Cumbria, UK.

Publication details
Desmidium swartzii C.Agardh ex Ralfs 1848: 61, pl. IV [4]: figs a-f

Published in: Ralfs, J. (1848). The British Desmidieae. pp. [i]-xxii, [i], [1]-226, pls I-XXXV. London: Reeve, Benham & Reeve.
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Type species
This is the type species (lectotype) of the genus Desmidium.

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

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

Nomenclatural notes
"Wallich Ms. No. 56." - (14 Jul 2016) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Desmidium swartzii C.Agardh ex Ralfs)
Europe: Austria (Lenzenweger 1997), Baltic Sea (Hällfors 2004), Britain (Carter 1923, Brook & Johnson 2002, Whitton et al. 2003, John, Whitton & Brook 2011), Czech Republic (Stastny 2010), France (Kouwets 1999, Anon. 2017), Georgia (Barinova et al. 2011), Germany (Ludwig & Schnittler 1996, Paul, Stastny & Doege 2017), Ireland (Carter 1923, John, Williamson & Guiry 2011), Latvia (Skuja 1928), Netherlands (Veen et al. 2015), Portugal (Cambra Sánchez, Álvarez Cobelas & Aboal Sanjurjo 1998), Romania (Caraus 2012, Caraus 2017), Slovakia (Hindák & Hindáková 2016, Hindák & Hindáková 2016), Spain (Alvárez Cobelas 1984, Cambra Sánchez, Álvarez Cobelas & Aboal Sanjurjo 1998), Sweden (Skuja 1948), Turkey (Europe) (Aysel 2005).

North America: Alaska (Saunders 1901), Arkansas (Smith 2010), Northwest Territories (Sheath & Steinman 1982), Québec (Irénée-Marie 1939, Poulin, Hamilton & Proulx 1995), Wisconsin (Hall et al. 2011).

South America: Argentina (Tell 1985), Brazil (Bicudo & Martau 1974, Bicudo, Sormus & Schetty 1999, Araújo et al. 2010, Freitas & Loverde-Oliveira 2013), Chile (Parra & Bicudo 1985).

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

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

Australia and New Zealand: New South Wales (Day et al. 1995, Ling & Tyler 2000), New Zealand (Croasdale, Flint & Racine 1994, Broady et al. 2012), Northern Territory (Day et al. 1995, Ling & Tyler 2000 ), Queensland (Day et al. 1995, Ling & Tyler 2000), Tasmania (Day et al. 1995, Ling & Tyler 2000), Victoria (Day et al. 1995, Ling & Tyler 2000).

Key references
Brook, A.J., Williamson, D.B. & John, D.M. (2011). Phylum Chlorophyta. Suborder Desmidiineae. 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. 636-741. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

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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