desmids


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desmids

unicellular or colonial green ALGAE.
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The algal community is thus delimited to a few species capable of exploiting these extreme conditions (Devercelli, 2010), which are usually small unicellular pennate diatoms and desmids (Reynolds, 2006; Soares et al.
A contribution to knowledge of the desmid flora (Desmidiaceae, Zygnemaphyceae) of Spitzbergen.
In a study of colonization by periphytic algae in glass slides close to macrophyte stands, Rodrigues and Bicudo (2001) related the high richness of desmids in the periphytic community to the presence of macrophyte stands.
Key words: Desmids, taxonomy, ecology, Colombian Amazon Basin.
For example, the population of desmids is richer in the Colombian Andean lakes than in the lakes of the Alps and is much richer than the population of the lakes in the Pyrenees.
Algae of the Western Great Lakes area, with an illustrated key to the genera of desmids and freshwater diatoms.
Algae of the western Great Lakes area with an illustrated key to the genera of desmids and freshwater diatoms.
2007) studied the Paraibuna and Pomba River and recorded a dominance of diatoms and desmids in the biovolume in the middle and downstream stretch of Pomba River.
This group is characterized by the dominance of desmids, specially Staurastrum paradoxum and C.
Among the Chlorophyta, the desmids were the most diverse, accounting for 52% of the taxa of this division.