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Division/Phylum: Chlorophyta Class: Chlorophyceae Order: Sphaeropleales

Note: for strains where we have DNA barcodes we can be reasonably confident of identity, however for those not yet sequenced we rely on morphology and the original identification, usually made by the depositor. Although CCAP makes every effort to ensure the correct taxonomic identity of strains, we cannot guarantee that a strain is correctly identified at the species, genus or class levels. On this basis users are responsible for confirming the identity of the strain(s) they receive from us on arrival before starting experiments.
For strain taxonomy we generally use AlgaeBase for algae and Adl et al. (2019) for protists.

Culture media, purity and growth conditions:
Medium:EG:JM; Axenic; maintained by serial subculture and cryopreserved;liquid
Authority(Chodat) Hegewald & Schmidt 2000
IsolatorLepailleur (pre 1980)
Notes only unicells; Images 1-5 by Tatyana Darienko
Environment Freshwater
In Scope of Nagoya Protocol No
ABS Note Collected pre Nagoya Protocol. No known Nagoya Protocol restrictions for this strain.
Collection Date pre 1980
Pathogen Not pathogenic: Hazard Class 1
Special Uses recommended in ecotoxicity testing
Strain Maintenance Sheet
Toxin Producer Not Toxic / No Data
Type Culture No
Taxonomy WoRMS ID 612515
Equivalent StrainsCCALA 467 (CCAO 467)
SynonymsScenedesmus subspicatus
Formerly Listed in CCAP asScenedesmus subspicatus


Desmodesmus subspicatus

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