Strain number NIES-163  
Phylum Streptophyta  
Class Charophyceae  
Scientific name Closterium calosporum Wittrock var. galiciense Gutwinski  
Synonym  
Former name  
Common name Desmid  
Locality (Date of collection) Ginama Okinawa Japan (1973-06-15)  
Latitude / Longitude  
Habitat (Isolation source) Freshwater (Paddy soil)  
History < IAM (1983);  
Isolator (Date of isolation) Ichimura, Terunobu (1973-10-13)  
Identified by Watanabe, Masayuki  
State of strain Subculture; Unialgal; Clonal; Axenic[2017 Dec]  
Culture condition
(Preculture condition)
Medium:  CA  
Temperature:  20 (20) C
Light intensity:  7-8 (10-17) µmol photons/m2/sec, L/D cycle:  10L:14D
Duration:  3 M (1 M)  
Gene information  
Cell size (min - max)  
Organization Unicellular 
Characteristics Heterothallic: Mating type (−) ; Crosses with NIES-162, 164 and 165  
Other strain no. Other collection strain no. : IAM C-455
Other strain no. : R-5-3  
Remarks Axenic 
Movie  
Reference
Mori, F., Erata, M., Watanabe, M. M. 2002 Cryopreservation of cyanobacteria and green algae in the NIES-Collection. Microbiol. Cult. Coll., 18, 45-55.
Keywords: cryopreservation; cyanobacteria; green algae; FDA staining method; NIES-Collection
Strain(s): 1921222324252627282930313234353637384041454650515253545556575859606166737475777879808187899192939495979899100102105106107108109110111112119120124127128129130131132133134135137139144147148151152153154155156157158159160162163164165166167168169170171176177178179186189192193195197202205206207208209210211212214215216217224226227228229230231232242243244245246248259261262263266267268271287288289290294295297299300301302303305306308309310311312313329334336337338340341342349351359360361362375378379380382384385390394396397398415416419422423426427429430431433434436438439440446447448450451452453454455456458459460464474478479480481503504505506507509510512514515522523524527529530531532536537538539540541542543544545546564565566568569570571572573574575576577578579580581582583584592593594595596597598610628630631635638639640641642643644645647648649650651652653655656657658659660661662663664665666667672685686687688689690691692693694717718719720721722723724725726727728729 

Watanabe, M. 1979 A taxonomic study of the Closterium calosporum complex (2). Bull. Natn. Sci. Mus., Ser. B (Bot.), 5, 1-23, pls. 9-11.
Strain(s): 163164165168169186189192195197271340341 

Watanabe, M. 1978 A taxonomic study of the Closterium calosporum complex (1). Bull. Natn. Sci. Mus., Ser. B (Bot.), 4, 133-154, pls. 1-8.
Strain(s): 163164165168169171186189192193197271336341 

Ichimura, T., Watanabe, M. 1974 The Closterium calosporum complex from the Ryukyu Islands - Variation and taxonomical problems. Mem. Natn. Sci. Mus. Tokyo, 7, 89-102, pls. 13-14.
Strain(s): 163164165168186271340341 

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