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SAG 2279 Asterochloris woessiae

SAG Strain Number:2279
TAXONOMY
Genus:Asterochloris
Species:woessiae
Taxonomic position:Chlorophyta - Trebouxiophyceae
Authority:Škaloud et Peksa
Variety:
Formerly called:
Authentic:yes
Division:Chlorophyta
Class:Trebouxiophyceae
Common name:Green Algae - Chlorophytes
ORIGIN
General habitat:phycobiont
Climatic zone:temperate
Continent:Europe
Country:Bulgaria
Locality:phycobiont of lichen Lepraria borealis; Stara planina Mts, Central Balkan National Park, on sunlit slate rock and over moss in fissures of rock, alt. 618 m
Lat. / Long.  (Precision):42.653028 / 24.8065  (50m)   View on Google Maps
Year:July 2004
Isolated by:O. Peksa (leg. Š. Bayerová & M. Slavík)
Strain number by isolator:LEP 10 as Asterochloris woessiae spec. nov.
Deposition by:CAUP (P. Skaloud)
Deposition date:05.2007
CULTURE INFORMATION
Culture medium:ESP Ag
Axenic:axenic
Strain relatives:CAUP H 1009
Agitation resistance:not detected
Special properties:Sexual reproduction by fusion of biflagellate isogamous gametes; planozygotes with four longitudinal flagella described by Skaloud et al. (2015)
 
PUBLICATIONS
Publication:Škaloud, P. et al. (2015) Assembling the challenging puzzle of algal biodiversity: species delimitation within the genus Asterochloris (Trebouxiophyceae, Chlorophyta). J. Phycol. 51 (3):507–527
Publication:Skaloud, P. et al. (2008) Comparative study of chloroplast morphology and ontogeny in Asterochloris (Trebouxiophyceae, Chlorophyta). Biologia, Bratislava 63 (6):873-880
SEQUENCE INFORMATION
Sequence Accession:AM900492  ITS1, 5.8S rRNA gene, ITS2 and partial 26S rRNA gene (600 bp)
Sequence Accession:AM906045  partial act1 gene for actin type I (645 bp)
CRYO
Cryopreservation:not detected
TEACHING
Recommended for teaching:no