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

Atici T.

African Journal of Biotechnology, vol.8, no.11, pp.2573-2575, 2009 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 8 Issue: 11
  • Publication Date: 2009
  • Journal Name: African Journal of Biotechnology
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.2573-2575
  • Gazi University Affiliated: Yes


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.