Strain Information: 1960/3

Division/Phylum: Chlorophyta    Class: Nephrophyceae    Order: Nephroselmidales


Nephroselmis rotunda (Carter) Fott (1971)

CCAP 1960/3
Isolator: Parke (1950)
Origin: Brackish; King William Point, Tamar Estuary, Cornwall, England, UK
Culture: Medium f/2; Bacteria present; sub
Other: Plymouth 58; CCMP548; TYPE CULTURE; N. pyriformis & N. longifilis regarded as conspecific by Moestrup (see Moestrup, ø. (1983) Nord, J. Bot., 3: 609-627.) Amended identification after EM & DNA work by Mr TG Bell, U of Witwatersrand, S Africa. Reinstated November 2014 from Plymouth Culture Collection.; formerly listed as Nephroselmis pyriformis;


References [3]   EMBL Links
Ricketts TR (1966) Magnesium 2,4-divinylphaeoporphyrin a5 monomethyl ester, a protochlorophyll-like pigment present in some unicellular flagellates. Phytochemistry 5: 223-229.
DOI: 10.1016/S0031-9422(00)85121-3

Ricketts TR (1967) Further investigations into the pigment composition of green flagellates possessing scaly flagella. Phytochemistry 6: 1375-1386.
DOI: 10.1016/S0031-9422(00)82880-0

Nakayama T, Suda S, Kawachi M & Inouye I (2007) Phylogeny and ultrastructure of Nephroselmis and Pseudoscourfieldia (Chlorophyta), including the description of Nephroselmis anterostigmatica sp. nov. and a proposal for the Nephroselmidales ord. nov. Phycologia 46: 680-697.
DOI: 10.2216/04-25.1

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Catalogue updated: 2 September 2016