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

Atici T.

African Journal of Biotechnology, cilt.8, sa.11, ss.2573-2575, 2009 (SCI Expanded İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier

  • Yayın Türü: Makale / Tam Makale
  • Cilt numarası: 8 Konu: 11
  • Basım Tarihi: 2009
  • Dergi Adı: African Journal of Biotechnology
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.2573-2575


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. © 2009 Academic Journals.