Chlorophycean Gallery #4

Tetrasporales, Volvocales


Tetrasporales

Apiocystis

1. Apiocystis
 

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    old Laurium dump pond
plant detritus sample
10/25/07
7.5°C
 
2. Apiocystis
 

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  same as above
 
3. Apiocystis
 

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    Peepsock Trail pond
plankton tow through vegetation
10/12/05
13.5°C
 
4. Apiocystis
 

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    Scales Creek beaver pond
aquatic plant sample
6/3/10
pH 7.7, 22, 97 uS
 

Asterococcus

1. Asterococcus
 

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

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

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  Snowmobile Trail 17 marsh #3
plankton tow
7/15/10
pH 7.6, 25°C, 58 uS
 
4. Asterococcus
 

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    Twelve Mile Lake
aquatic plant sample
10/23/07
 

Palmella

1. Palmella
 

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Little Rice Lake, adjoining marsh
plant detritus sample
10/23/05
8.5°C
 

Sphaerocystis

1. Sphaerocystis
 

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

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    same as above
 
3. Sphaerocystis
 

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  Keweenaw Waterway at MTU
surface plankton tow
11/8/01
 
4. Sphaerocystis
 

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    Dollar Bay from boat
surface plankton tow
9/18/05
21°C
 
5. Sphaerocystis
 

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    Scales Creek beaver pond
aquatic plant sample
6/3/10
pH 7.7, 22, 97 uS
 

Tetraspora

1. Tetraspora
 

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    Dollar Bay at entrance
surface plankton tow
10/10/01
pH 7.5,15°C
 
2. Tetraspora
 

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    same as above
 
3. Tetraspora
 

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  Dollar Bay at boat launch
surface plankton tow
9/21/05
20.5°C
 
4. Tetraspora
 

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  Dollar Bay from boat
oblique plankton tow
7/29/10
pH 8.9, 27°C, 133 uS
 
5. Tetraspora
 

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

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  same as above
 

Volvocales

Many or all members of this order could now be placed in Order Chlamydomonadales (Graham et al. 2009).

Carteria

1. Carteria
 

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    Arnheim Sloughs puddle #1
plant detritus sample
5/27/10
18°C
 
2. Carteria
 

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  Copper City, Trail 3 pond #1
plant detritus sample
7/21/10
pH 7.9, 27°C, 33 uS
 
3. Carteria
 

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  same as above
 

Chlamydomonas

1. Chlamydomonas
 

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    Copper City, Trail 3 pond #2 site #2
plankton tow through vegetation
7/21/10
pH 7.6, 27°C, 666 uS
 
2. Chlamydomonas
 

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

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    Moyle Concrete pond
aquatic plant sample
10/23/07
 
4. Chlamydomonas
 

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    same as above
 
5. Chlamydomonas
(palmelloid stage)
 

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    Dollar Bay from boat
surface plankton tow
9/18/05
21°C
 
6. Chlamydomonas
(palmelloid stage)
 

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  Swedetown Pond
aquatic plant sample
10/2/07
 

Eudorina

1. Eudorina elegans
 

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  Swedetown Pond
plankton tow
10/2/07
 
2. Eudorina elegans
 

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  Osceola pond #1
plankton tow
7/16/10
pH 8.4, 24°C, 229 uS
 
3. Eudorina elegans
 

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  same as above
 
4. Eudorina elegans
 

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  Fulton Creek beaver pond
plankton tow
7/21/10
pH 7.4, 28°C, 464 uS
 
5. Eudorina unicocca
 

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  Dollar Bay at boat launch
surface plankton tow
9/21/05
20.5°C
 

Gonium

1. Gonium
 

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    Snowmobile Trail 17 marsh #3
plankton tow
7/15/10
pH 7.6, 25°C, 58 uS
 
2. Gonium
 

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

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  same as above
 

Haematococcus

1. Haematococcus
 

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    MTU greenhouse, water in metal pan
bottom scraping
10/13/03
 
2. Haematococcus
 

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    same as above
 
3. Haematococcus
 

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    same as above
 
4. Haematococcus
 

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  same as above
 

Pandorina

1. Pandorina morum
 

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  Twelve Mile Lake, adjacent pond
aquatic plant sample
6/17/10
pH 6.0, 20°C, 15 uS
 
2. Pandorina morum
 

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  Scales Creek beaver pond
aquatic plant sample
6/3/10
pH 7.7, 22, 97 uS
 
3. Pandorina morum
 

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  Snowmobile Trail 17 marsh #1
aquatic plant sample
7/15/10
pH 6.8, 29°C, 79 uS
 
4. Pandorina morum
(autocolonies)
 

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    Sturgeon River Sloughs site #1
aquatic plant sample
10/20/05
10.5°C
 
5. Pandorina morum
(autocolonies)
 

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Osceola pond #1
plankton tow
7/16/10
pH 8.4, 24°C, 229 uS
 
6. Pandorina
 

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

Pleodorina

1. Pleodorina
 

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

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Dollar Bay from boat
oblique plankton tow
7/29/10
pH 8.9, 27°C, 133 uS
 
3. Pleodorina
 

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same as above
 
4. Pleodorina
 

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same as above
 

Tetrabaena

The single species of this genus was previously the four-celled member of Gonium (Wehr and Sheath 2003).

1. Tetrabaena sociale
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  Sturgeon River Sloughs site #1
aquatic plant sample
10/20/05
10.5°C
2. Tetrabaena sociale
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  Osceola pond #1, adjoining marsh
plant detritus sample
7/16/10
pH 6.8, 27°C, 184 uS

Vitreochlamys

1. Vitreochlamys
 

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    Osceola pond #1, adjoining marsh
plant detritus sample
5/31/03
17°C
 
2. Vitreochlamys
 

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    same as above

Volvox

1. Volvox aureus
 

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

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Arnheim Sloughs site #5
surface plankton tow
10/20/05
14°C
 
3. Volvox aureus
 

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Osceola pond #2
plankton tow
7/16/10
pH 8.9, 25°C, 267 uS
 
4. Volvox tertius
 

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

Yamagishiella

The single species of this genus was separated from Pandorina based on its 32-cell colonies and cellular envelopes (Wehr and Sheath 2003). 

1. Yamagishiella unicocca
 

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  Pike Bay from dock
surface plankton tow
10/20/05
11.5°C
 
1. Yamagishiella unicocca
 

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  same as above