Chlorokybus

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Chlorokybus
Scientific classification
Domain:
(unranked):
Kingdom:
Division:
Chlorokybophyta
Class:
Chlorokybophyceae Sluiman & Guihal, 1999
Order:
Chlorokybales Rogers, Mattox & Stewart 1980
Family:
Chlorokybaceae Rogers, Mattox & Stewart 1980
Genus:
Chlorokybus
Species:
C. atmophyticus
Binomial name
Chlorokybus atmophyticus
Geitler, 1942[1]

Chlorokybus is a multicellular (sarcinoid) genus of basal Green algae or Streptophyte containing the sole species Chlorokybus atmophyticus, a soil alga found in alpine areas. It sometimes has been classified as the sole member of the class Chlorokybophyceae Sluiman & Guihal, 1999.[2]

Chlorokybus is apparently a rare alga from two terrestrial habitats in Austria.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Geitler, L. (1942). "Morphologie, Entwicklungsgeschichte und systematik neuer bemerkenswerter atmosphytischer Algen aus Wien". Flora NF. 136. pp. 1–29.
  2. ^ Leliaert, Frederik; Verbruggen, Heroen; Zechman, Frederick W. (2011). "Into the deep: New discoveries at the base of the green plant phylogeny". BioEssays. 33 (9): 683–692. doi:10.1002/bies.201100035. ISSN 0265-9247. PMID 21744372.
  3. ^ JSTOR The Zoospore of Chlorokybus Atmophyticus, a Charophyte with Sarcinoid Growth Habit

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