Strain number NIES-3575  
Phylum Chlorophyta  
Class Chlorophyceae  
Scientific name Koshicola spirodelophila Watanabe, Fučíková & Lewis  
Former name  
Common name Green alga  
Locality (Date of collection) Gofuku, Toyama, Toyama, Japan (2005-12-01)  
Latitude / Longitude 36.70 / 137.19 
Habitat (Isolation source) Freshwater (Plant)  
History < Watanabe, Shin  
Isolator (Date of isolation) Watanabe, Shin (2005-12-01)  
Identified by Watanabe, Shin  
State of strain Subculture; Unialgal; Clonal; Non-axenic  
Culture condition
(Preculture condition)
Medium:  9:1 agar medium (agar)  
Temperature:  20 C
Light intensity:  6 µmol photons/m2/sec, L/D cycle:  10L:14D
Duration:  3 M  
Gene information 18S rRNA ( AB936292 ) , 18S-ITS1-5.8S-ITS2-28S ( KT693223 )  
Cell size (min - max) 12 - 55 μm  
Characteristics Attached ; Authentic strain (Watanabe et al. 2016)  
Other strain no. Other strain no. : W1C4  
Watanabe, S., Fučíková, K., Lewis, L. A., Lewis P. O. 2016 Hiding in plain sight: Koshicola spirodelophila gen. et sp. nov. (Chaetopeltidales, Chlorophyceae), a novel green alga associated with the aquatic angiosperm Spirodela polyrhiza. Am. J. Bot., 103, 865-875.
Keywords: biodiversity; chloroplast genome; epiphyte; gene loss; pyrenoid; transmission electron microscopy
Strain(s): 3575 
PubMed: 27208355
DOI: 10.3732/ajb.1500481

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