Strain number NIES-4214  
Phylum Chlorophyta  
Class Chlorophyceae  
Scientific name Messastrum gracile (Reinsch) T.S.Garcia  
Synonym Selenastrum gracile Reinsch; Selenastrum bibraianum var. gracile (Reinsch) Tiffany & Ahlstrom 1931; Ankistrodesmus gracilis (Reinsch) Korshikov 1953  
Former name  
Common name Green alga  
Locality (Date of collection) Lake Kasumigaura, Ibaraki, Japan (2014-03-12)  
Latitude / Longitude 36.03583333 / 140.40361111 
Habitat (Isolation source) Freshwater (Lake water)  
History < Sato, Mayumi  
Isolator (Date of isolation) Sato, Mayumi (2014-03-14)  
Identified by Yamaguchi, Haruyo  
State of strain Cryopreservation; Unialgal; Clonal; Non-axenic  
Culture condition
(Preculture condition)
Medium:  AF-6  
Temperature:  20 C
Light intensity:  5-7 µmol photons/m2/sec, L/D cycle:  10L:14D
Duration:  2 M  
Gene information 18S rRNA ( LC425387 )  
Cell size (min - max)  
Other strain no. Other strain no. : Sort 56  
Remarks Cryopreserved 
Seto, K., Nakada, T., Tanabe, Y., Yoshida, M., Kagami, M. 2022 Aphelidium parallelum, sp. nov., a new aphelid parasitic on selenastracean green algae. Mycologia, 114, 544-555.
Keywords: Aphelida; Aphelidiomycota; molecular phylogeny; parasitoid; ultrastructure; 1 new taxon
Strain(s): 35385219321954214 
PubMed: 35605094
DOI: 10.1080/00275514.2022.2039487

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