Trochiscia (Chlorococcales) a new taxon from Central Anatolian Region, Turkey

  • T Atici
Keywords: Trochiscia, new species, phytoplankton, Kesikkopru Dam Lake, Turkey.


A new species, Trochiscia anatolicum, is described from a fresh water habitat, Dam Lake in the middle Anatolian region. This new taxon was first found on examination of algal samples from Kesikkopru Dam
Lake. Light microscopes indicate a clear relationship with species in the genus Trochiscia. Some of the characteristic features of the new taxon include a spines and irregular cell wall. And this taxon was under observation for two years.

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