Watanabea lichenicola


Taxonavigation: Watanabeales 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Divisio: Chlorophyta
Subphylum: Chlorophytina
Classis: Trebouxiophyceae
Ordo: Watanabeales

Familia: Watanabeaceae
Genus: Watanabea
Species: Watanabea lichenicola


Watanabea lichenicola Chiva, Dumitru, Bordenave & Barreno, 2021: 231, figs 3 a-m, 4 a-c

  • Type locality: Titulcia, Madrid, Spain.
  • Holotype: Barreno, Chiva, Molins & Salvà; 2012-02-24; Isolated from Buellia zoharyi Galun, collected on Miocene gypsum soils, altitude 521 m.a.s.l., upper mesomediterranean low dry bioclimatic belt; ASUV 142 (Symbiotic Algal collection at the Universitat de València); Cryopreserved cells of strain MT27.C3.
  • Note: Reference strains: ASUV 142 and ACOI 3418, deposited at the Coimbra Collection of Algae (ACOI), University of Coimbra. Iconotype: Figs 3(a–m), 4.


Primary referencesEdit


  • Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2022. Watanabea lichenicola. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. Accessed 2022-04-26.