Strain number NIES-2380  
Phylum Chlorophyta  
Class Chlorophyceae  
Scientific name Chloromonas miwae (H.Fukushima) Muramoto, Nakada, Shitara, Y.Hara & Nozaki  
Synonym Carteria miwae Fukushima  
Former name  
Common name Green alga ; Snow alga  
Locality (Date of collection) Mt. Gassan, Nishikawa, Yamagata, Japan (2006-06-15)  
Latitude / Longitude  
Habitat (Isolation source) Terrestrial (Snow)  
History < Muramoto, Kyohei  
Isolator (Date of isolation) Muramoto, Kyohei (2006-08-23)  
Identified by Muramoto, Kyohei; Nozaki , Hisayoshi  
State of strain Subculture; Unialgal; Clonal; Non-axenic  
Culture condition
(Preculture condition)
Medium:  AF-6  
Temperature:  10 C
Light intensity:  20-32 µmol photons/m2/sec, L/D cycle:  12L:12D
Duration:  2 M  
Gene information 18S rRNA ( AB906351 ) , ITS ( LC012763 ) , 26S rRNA ( LC060477 ) , atpB ( AB906370 ) , psaB ( AB906381 ) , rbcL ( AB434270 )  
Cell size (min - max)  
Organization Unicellular; Flagellate 
Characteristics Stenothermal ; Cryophilic  
Other strain no. Other strain no. : STR  
Matsuzaki, R., Nozaki, H., Takeuchi, N., Hara, Y., Kawachi, M. 2019 Taxonomic re-examination of “Chloromonas nivalis (Volvocales, Chlorophyceae) zygotes” from Japan and description of C. muramotoi sp. nov. PLoS One, 14, e0210986 (article ID).
Strain(s): 46423792380256328623389370737534284 
PubMed: 30677063
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0210986

Matsuzaki, R., Nozaki, H., Kawachi, M. 2018 Taxonomic revision of Chloromonas nivalis (Volvocales, Chlorophyceae) strains, with the new description of two snow-inhabiting Chloromonas species. PLoS One, 13, e0193603 (article ID).
Strain(s): 4642379238025632862338937073753 
PubMed: 29570718
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0193603

Matsuzaki, R., Kawai-Toyooka, H., Hara, Y., Nozaki, H. 2015 Revisiting the taxonomic significance of aplanozygote morphologies of two “cosmopolitan” snow species of the genus Chloromonas (Volvocales, Chlorophyceae). Phycologia, 54, 491–502.
Keywords: Chloromonas brevispina; Chloromonas krienitzii sp. nov.; Chloromonas nivalis; Molecular phylogeny; Morphology; Snow algae; Ultrastructure
Strain(s): 23792380338937523753 
DOI: 10.2216/15-33.1

Matsuzaki, R., Hara, Y., Nozaki, H. 2014 A taxonomic study of snow Chloromonas species (Volvocales, Chlorophyceae) based on light and electron microscopy and molecular analysis of cultured material. Phycologia, 53, 293–304.
Keywords: Chloromonadinia; Chloromonas fukushimae; Chloromonas tenuis; Molecular phylogeny; Morphology; Snow algae; Taxonomy; Ultrastructure
Strain(s): 2379238033893390 
DOI: 10.2216/14-3.1

Muramoto, K., Nakada, T., Shitara, T., Hara, Y., Nozaki, H. 2010 Re-examination of the snow algal species Chloromonas miwae (Fukushima) Muramoto et al., comb. nov. (Volvocales, Chlorophyceae) from Japan, based on molecular phylogeny and cultured material. Eur. J. Phycol., 45, 27-37.
Keywords: Carteria miwae; Chloromonas miwae comb. nov.; Chlorophyceae; molecular phylogeny; morphology; sexual cycle; snow algae; taxonomy; Volvocales
Strain(s): 23792380 
DOI: 10.1080/09670260903272607

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