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Tetraselmis ascus (Proskauer) R. Norris, Hori, et Chihara

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Synonyms:
Prasinocladus ascus Proskauer
Illustrations:
Abbott and Hollenberg 1976, p. 53, fig. 2 (stalked colony); Chihara 1963, p. 22, fig. 2:A (photo: zooids), D–G (photos: germling development), H–M (photos: zooid formation); Proskauer 1950, p. 60, figs. 1–20 (development of sessile stages), p. 62, figs. 21–40 (development of motile stages) Display references
Pacific Coast Distribution:
San Juan I., Wash. and Evan's Pt., Coos Co., Ore. (R. Norris and Wynne 1969, p. 83); Bodega Head, Sonoma Co., Calif. (Johansen 1966a, p. 83); Natural Bridges State Park, Santa Cruz Co., Calif. and Pt. Lobos, Monterey Co., Calif. (Proskauer 1950, p. 65) Display references
Taxonomy:
Hori et al. 1982; R. Norris et al. 1980; Chihara 1963; Proskauer 1950 Display references
Life History and Taxonomy:
sessile stalked colonies releasing quadriflagellate zoospores that settle on substrate to produce new sessile stalked colonies, sexual reproduction unknown (Chihara 1963; Proskauer 1950) Display references
Morphology:
Proskauer 1950 Display references
Ultrastructure:
Hori and Chihara 1974b Display references
 
J F M A M J J A S O N D
BRITISH
COLUMBIA
Repr                         Uncommon, in shallow pools in upper intertidal and splash zone. R. Norris and Wynne 1969, p. 133. Display references
Ster          x            
                       
COLUMBIA
RIVER
Repr                         Rare. R. Norris and Wynne 1969, p. 133. Display references
Ster                      x
                       
CAPE
ARAGO
Repr                        
Ster                        
                       
CAPE
MENDOCINO
Repr                        
Ster                        
                       
POINT
ARENA
Repr                         Uncommon, on upper intertidal rocks in exposed habitats. Johansen 1966a, p. 83. Kjeldsen 1995, p. 11. Display references
Ster                    x  
                       
SAN
FRANCISCO
Repr                    x   Uncommon, in rock pool in upper intertidal. Proskauer 1950, p. 65. Display references
Ster        x              
                       

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