Chlorophycean Gallery #3

Sphaeropleales, Microsporales


Sphaeropleales

Ankistrodesmus

1. Ankistrodesmus falcatus
 

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    Dollar Bay from boat
aquatic plant sample
9/26/01
 
2. Ankistrodesmus falcatus
 

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    Sturgeon River Sloughs site #1
aquatic plant sample
10/20/05
10.5°C
 
3. Ankistrodesmus falcatus
 

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    Lake Annie Rd farm pond
macro-algae sample
10/3/01
 
4. Ankistrodesmus spiralis
 

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    Dover Creek, pool at US-41
aquatic plant sample
10/11/05
11°C
 
5. Ankistrodesmus
 

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    Pilgrim River upstream of US-41
rock scraping
5/24/10
18°C
 
6. Ankistrodesmus
 

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    Moyle Concrete pond
aquatic plant sample
10/23/07
 

Coelastrum

1. Coelastrum cambricum
 

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  Pike Bay from dock
surface plankton tow
10/20/05
11.5°C
 
2. Coelastrum recticulatum
 

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  Portage Lake from boat
oblique plankton tow
9/18/05
20°C
 
3. Coelastrum microporum
 

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    old Superior Mine pond
plant detritus sample
9/26/05
15°C
 
4. Coelastrum microporum
 

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  Osceola pond #1
aquatic plant sample
10/25/07
9°C
 
5. Coelastrum
 

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  Rice Lake marsh #1
aquatic plant sample
8/12/10
pH 7.2, 26°C, 69 uS
 

Crucigenia

Crucigeniella is a synonym (Guiry et al. 2011).

1. Crucigenia rectangularis
 

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    Dollar Bay at marina
aquatic plant sample
10/15/05
11°C
 
2. Crucigenia rectangularis
 

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    Osceola pond #1
plant detritus sample
7/16/10
pH 8.4, 24°C, 229 uS
 
3. Crucigenia rectangularis
 

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    Dollar Bay from boat
surface plankton tow
9/18/05
21°C
 
4. Crucigenia irregularis
 

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    Dollar Bay from boat
aquatic plant sample
8/29/01
pH 7.7, 26°C
 

Desmodesmus

Members of this genus were separated from Scenedesmus based on genetic analysis (Guiry et al. 2010), but morphologically, they often have spines and/or a cell wall with ridges, warts, or nets (Wehr and Sheath 2003).

1. Desmodesmus quadricauda
 

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    Lake Annie Rd farm pond
macro-algae sample
10/3/01
 
2. Desmodesmus quadricauda var.westii
 

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    Rice Lake marsh
plankton tow through vegetation
10/23/05
7°C
 
3. Desmodesmus opoliensis
 

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    Osceola pond #1
surface plankton tow
10/3/01
pH 7.1, 14°C
 
4. Desmodesmus
 

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    Dollar bay at marina
aquatic plant sample
8/12/10
pH 8.4, 26°C, 130 uS
 
5. Desmodesmus
 

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    Scales Creek beaver pond
plankton tow
6/8/10
pH 7.9, 18°C, 109 uS
 
6. Desmodesmus
 

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    Dollar bay at marina
aquatic plant sample
8/12/10
pH 8.4, 26°C, 130 uS
 
7. Desmodesmus hystrix
 

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    Osceola pond #1
aquatic plant sample
10/25/07
9°C
 

Dimorphococcus

1. Dimorphococcus lunatus
 

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  Perrault Bog
plant detritus sample
6/19/07
19.5°C
 
2. Dimorphococcus lunatus
 

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  Perrault Bog
plant detritus sample
8/5/10
pH 6.0, 23°C, 34 uS
 
3. Dimorphococcus lunatus
 

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Dollar Bay at marina
plankton tow
8/12/10
pH 8.4, 26°C, 130 uS
 

Kirchneriella

1. Kirchneriella lunaris
 

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    Dollar Bay from boat
surface plankton tow
9/18/05
21°C
 
2. Kirchneriella lunaris
 

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    Snowmobile Trail 17 marsh #3
aquatic plant sample
7/15/10
pH 7.6, 25°C, 58 uS
 
3. Kirchneriella lunaris
 

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  Rice Lake from northern shore
plankton tow
8/7/10
pH 8.1, 23°C, 60 uS
 
4. Kirchneriella obesa
 

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    Keweenaw Waterway at MTU
oblique plankton tow
10/16/05
13.5°C
 
5. Kirchneriella obesa
 

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    Lake Superior out of Keweenaw Bay
oblique plankton tow
9/18/05
19°C
 

Monoraphidium

Ankistrodesmus falcatus var. acicularis is a synonym of Monoraphidium griffithii (Guiry et al. 2010).

1. Monoraphidium griffithii
 

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    Keweenaw Waterway at MTU
aquatic plant sample
5/1/03
7°C
 
2. Monoraphidium griffithii
 

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    Seneca Creek at Cliff Dr
aquatic plant sample
5/31/10
 

Quadrigula

1. Quadrigula
 

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    Arnheim Sloughs site #1
plant detritus sample
10/20/05
14°C
 
2. Quadrigula
 

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  Thirteen Mile Lake
plankton tow
6/17/10
pH 5.7, 22°C, 17 uS
 
3. Quadrigula
 

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    same as above
 

Pediastrum

1. Pediastrum duplex var. clathratum
 

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    Dollar Bay from shore
surface plankton tow
9/27/05
19.5°C
 
2. Pediastrum duplex var. gracillimum
 

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    Portage Lake from boat
oblique plankton tow
9/18/05
20°C
 
3. Pediastrum duplex
 

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    Dollar Bay at boat launch
surface plankton tow
9/21/05
20.5°C
 
4. Pediastrum duplex var. cohaerens
 

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    Rice Lake marsh #2
aquatic plant sample
8/7/10
pH 7.4, 21°C, 80 uS
 
5. Pediastrum
 

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    MTU settling pond
surface plankton tow
10/16/05
11°C
 
6. Pediastrum boryanum
 

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    Dollar Bay from boat
aquatic plant sample
9/26/01
 
7. Pediastrum
 

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    Dollar Bay at marina
plankton tow
8/12/10
pH 8.4, 26°C, 130 uS
 
8. Pediastrum obtusum
 

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    Rice Lake from northern shore
aquatic plant sample
9/27/05
20°C
 
9. Pediastrum angulosum
 

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    Rice Lake from northern shore
surface plankton tow
9/27/05
20°C
 
10. Pediastrum
 

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    Dover Creek, pool at US-41
aquatic plant sample
10/11/05
11°C
 
11. Pediastrum
 

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    Dollar Bay at marina
aquatic plant sample
10/15/05
11°C
 
12. Pediastrum
 

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    Dollar bay at marina
aquatic plant sample
8/12/10
pH 8.4, 26°C, 130 uS
 
13. Pediastrum tetras
 

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    Dollar Bay from shore
aquatic plant sample
6/19/07
19°C
 

Scenedesmus

1. Scenedesmus
 

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    Dollar Bay at boat launch
plankton tow
5/20/10
20°C
 
2. Scenedesmus bijuga
 

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    Sturgeon River Sloughs site #1
aquatic plant sample
10/20/05
10.5°C
 
3. Scenedesmus bijuga
 

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    Dollar Bay at marina
aquatic plant sample
10/15/05
11°C
 
4. Scenedesmus
 

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    Dollar Bay at boat launch
plant detritus sample
9/21/05
20.5°C
 
5. Scenedesmus
 

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    Snowmobile Trail 17 marsh #3
aquatic plant sample
7/15/10
pH 7.6, 25°C, 58 uS
 
6. Scenedesmus dimorphus
 

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    old Laurium dump pond
plant detritus sample
10/25/07
7.5°C
 
7. Scenedesmus arcuatus var.platydisca
 

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    Sturgeon River Sloughs site #1
aquatic plant sample
10/20/05
10.5°C
 
8. Scenedesmus arcuatus var.platydisca
 

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    Osceola pond #1
plant detritus sample
7/16/10
pH 8.4, 24°C, 229 uS
 

Sorastrum

1. Sorastrum
 

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  Snowmobile Trail 17 marsh #1
aquatic plant sample
7/15/10
pH 6.8, 29°C, 79 uS
 
2. Sorastrum
 

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  Rice Lake marsh #1
aquatic plant sample
8/12/10
pH 7.2, 26°C, 69 uS
 
3. Sorastrum
 

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    Dollar Bay from boat
aquatic plant sample
9/26/01
 
4. Sorastrum
 

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    old Superior Mine pond
aquatic plant sample
9/5/01
pH 6.5, 27°C
 
5. Sorastrum
 

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    same as above
 

Tetradesmus

1. Tetradesmus wisconsinensis
 

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    Gratiot River, riffle below falls
filamentous algae sample
8/8/03
 

Tetraedron

1. Tetraedron gracile
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    Arnheim Sloughs site #5
surface plankton tow
10/20/05
14°C
 
2. Tetraedron
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    Arnheim Sloughs site #4
aquatic plant sample
5/27/10
24°C
 
3. Tetraedron
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  Osceola pond #1, adjoining marsh
plant detritus sample
7/16/10
pH 6.8, 27°C, 184 uS
 
4. Tetraedron minimum
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    Swedetown Pond
macro-algae attached to sediment
8/29/05
12°C
 
5. Tetraedron minimum
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    Dover Creek, pool at US-41
aquatic plant sample
10/11/05
11°C
 
6. Tetraedron caudatum
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    same as above
 
7. Tetraedron regulare
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    same as above
 
8. Tetraedron trigonum
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    Sturgeon River Sloughs site #1
aquatic plant sample
10/20/05
10.5°C
 
9. Tetraedron muticum
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    Dover Creek, pool at US-41
aquatic plant sample
10/11/05
11°C
 

Microsporales

Microspora

1. Microspora
 

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Twelve Mile Lake
plankton tow
10/23/07
 
2. Microspora
 

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  Perrault Bog
floating algal mass
6/17/10
pH 5.0, 23°C, 41 uS
 
3. Microspora
 

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same as above
 
4. Microspora
 

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Perrault Bog
plant detritus sample
8/5/10
pH 6.0, 23°C, 34 uS
 
5. Microspora
 

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  Twelve Mile Lake
plankton tow
10/23/07
 
6. Microspora
 

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  Arnheim Sloughs site #2
aquatic plant sample
5/27/10
22°C
 
7. Microspora
 

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old Laurium dump creek
filamentous algae sample
7/1/10
pH 7.4, 13°C, 802 uS
 
8. Microspora
 

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same as above