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Phycokey References

While not an exhaustive list, here are some excellent sources – either  ‘hard copy’ and/or online.

Texts and Keys

Algal protists, several phyla

Fritsch F.E. 1945.  Structure and reproduction of the algae. Volume 2. Cambridge Univeristy Press

Graham L. and L. Wilcox 2000. Algae. Prentice-Hall

John, D.M., B.A. Whitton, and A.J. Brook 2008 (4th printing).  The Freshwater Algal Flora of the British Isles.  Cambridge University Press.

Kinross, John. Online key updated 5 Feb 2011.  http://www.algalweb.net/algweb2.

Prescott, G.W.  1962.  Algae of the Western Great Lakes Area. 1951. WMC Brown.

http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/INA.html  [Index of algal names:  Paul Silva Center for Phycological Documentation]

Sze P. 1986. Biology of the Algae. WM. C. Brown publishers

smith G. 1950.  Fresh water algae of the US. McGraw Hill book company

Whitford, L.A., and G.J. Schumacher. 1973.  A Manual of Fresh-Water Algae. Sparks press

Tomas C. 1997.  Identifying Marine Phytoplankton. Academic press

Wehr, J.D. and R.G. Sheath  2003.  Freshwater Algae of North America.  Academic Press

 

Blue-green Bacteria (Cyanobacteria)

Fogg, G.E., W.D.P. Stewart, P. Fay, and A.E. Walsby 1973. The blue-green algae. Academic Press

Geitler L. 1932.  Cyanophyceae. Akademische Verlagsgesellschaft m. b. H.  Leipzig.

Wolle, F. 1887.  Freshwater Algae of the United States. The Comenius Press, Bethlehem, PA. (Also includes Chlorophyceae) ”) Two volumes – “Text” and hand-colored “Plates”.

Matthews, Robin A., "Freshwater Algae in Northwest Washington, Volume I, Cyanobacteria" (2016). Books and Monographs. Book 6.
http://cedar.wwu.edu/cedarbooks/6

 

Dinoflagellates (Dinophyceae)

Lewis, J.M., and J.D. Dodge  2011.  Phylum Dinophyta (Dinoflagellates).  In:  John, D.M., B.A. Whitton and A.J. Brook (Eds.).  The Freshwater Algal Flora of the British Isles, 2nd edition.  Cambridge University Press (878 pp.).

 

Greens (Chlorophyceae)

Fogg, G.E., W.D.P. Stewart, P. Fay, and A.E. Walsby 1973. The blue-green algae. Academic Press

Geitler L. 1932.  Cyanophyceae. Akademische Verlagsgesellschaft m. b. H.  Leipzig.

Wolle, F. 1887.  Freshwater Algae of the United States. The Comenius Press, Bethlehem, PA. (Also includes desmids separate from Chlorophyceae, and cyanobacteria as “Cyanophyceae”) Two volumes – “Text” and hand-colored “Plates”.

Matthews, Robin A., "Freshwater Algae in Northwest Washington, Volume II, Chlorophyta and Rhodophyta" (2016). Books and Monographs. Book 1.
http://cedar.wwu.edu/cedarbooks/1

 

Diatoms (Bacillariophyceae)

Gerloff, J., and B.J. Cholnoky  1970.  Diatomaceae II.  Beihefte zur Nove Hedwigia, Heft 31.  Verlag Von J. Cramer.

Hustedt F. 1930.  Die Susswasser-flora Mitteleuropas – Heft 10:Bacillariophyta (Diatomeae). Jena. Verlag Von Gustav Fischer

Round, F.E., R.M. Crawford, and D.G. Mann  1990.  The  Diatoms.  Cambridge University Press.

simonsen, R.  1987.  Atlas and Catalogue of the Diatom Types of Friedrich Hustedt, vol. 1-3.  J. Cramer.

wunsam, s. and J.C. Bowman  2000.  Diatom Image Archive (DIA), online.

 

Reds (Rhodophyceae)

Biology of the Red Algae  1990.  (Cole, K.M., and R.G. Sheath, Eds.).  Cambridge University Press (528 pp.).

Red Algae in the Genomic Age  (Cellular Origin, Life in Extreme Habitats and Astrobiology)  2010..  (Seckbach, J., and D.J. Chapman, Eds.).  Springer (412 pp.).

Wehr, J.D., and R.G. Sheath. 2003.  Freshwater Algae of North America. Academic Press.

Matthews, Robin A., "Freshwater Algae in Northwest Washington, Volume II, Chlorophyta and Rhodophyta" (2016). Books and Monographs. Book 1.
http://cedar.wwu.edu/cedarbooks/1

 

Euglenoids (Euglenophyceae)

Leedale G. 1967.  Euglenoid flagellates. Prentice-Hall biological science series. Prentice-Hall

Van Den Hoeck, C., D.G. Mann, and H.M. Jahns 1995.  Algae: An Introduction to Phycology. Cambridge University Press

Non-photosynthetic Protists – Amoebae, Flagellates, and Ciliates

Patterson D.J.  1996.  Free-Living Freshwater Protozoa, A Colour Guide.  Manson Publishing Ltd., London.  [Also includes one cyanobacterium and several photosynthetic protists (“algae”).]

Lynn, D.H.  2008.  The ciliated Protozoa, 3rd edition.  Springer Science + Business Media B.V.

 

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Image Contributors

Gretz, Michael R.,  Dept. of Biological Sciences, Michigan Technical University , Houghton , MI , USA

Coesel, Peter F.M., University of Amsterdam, Institute for Biodiversity and Ecosystem Dynamics (IBED)

Delwiche, Charles, Department of Biology, University of Maryland

Sarnoff, Steven, Photographer

Silverside, Alan  J., School of Engineering & Science, University of the West of Scotland , Paisley Campus)

St. Amand, Ann, President,  Phycotech Inc., 620 Broad Street, Suite 100, St. Joseph, MI 49085

Toh, Ryan,  high school student, San Diego, CA

van Egmond, Wim,

Excellent Photomicrography Image Sites (no password required)

http://aves.net/algaeweb/ (mainly freshwater dinoflagellates)

http://biology.unm.edu/ccouncil/Biology_203/Summaries/Protists.htm

http://caliban.mpiz-koeln.mpg.de/haeckel/kunstformen/natur.html

http://cfb.unh.edu/phycokey/phycokey.htm

http://cticdes.com/botanica/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=95%3A68-module-positions&catid=44%3Arokintroscroller&Itemid=427

http://fcelter.fiu.edu/data/database/diatom/index.htm?species=3347 (diatoms in coastal Fl USA)

http://homepage2.nifty.com/nyanpu-

http://investigacion.izt.uam.mx/ocl/Fitoplancton/

http://magnolia.s.kanazawa-u.ac.jp/ishida/gallery/photo.html

http://mcc.nies.go.jp/

http://plantphys.info/organismal/lechtml/cyanobacteria.shtml

http://protist.i.hosei.ac.jp/

http://silicasecchidisk.conncoll.edu/Main_Menu_Frameset.html

http://starcentral.mbl.edu/microscope/portal.php

http://vis-pc.plantbio.ohiou.edu/algaeindex.htm

http://w3.gazi.edu.tr/web/baslim/proje1/references2.htm

http://www.algaebase.org/

http://www.arts.monash.edu.au/ges/research/cpp/diatoms/index.php

http://www.aslo.org/photopost/showgallery.php/cat/516

http://www.bergen.edu/faculty/rdill/Environmental_Bio/EB_lab_Images/eb_lab_images.html

http://www.bio.utulsa.edu/deepestgreen/algalimages.htm

http://www.cyanosite.bio.purdue.edu/

http://www.dr-ralf-wagner.de/zieralgen-englisch.html

http://www.flickr.com/photos/microagua/with/4171896326/

http://www.lifesciences.napier.ac.uk/algalweb/ (includes “WebKey”)

http://www.lifesciences.napier.ac.uk/algalweb/search21.htm

http://www.math.ualberta.ca/~bowman/diatom/index.html

http://www.microscopy-uk.org.uk/mag/artjan01/des.html

http://www.microscopy-uk.org.uk/mag/wimsmall/smal1.html

http://www.phycotech.com/

http://www.plingfactory.de/Science/GruKlaOeko/Teichleben/Algen/Euglenophyceae/Euglenophyta1.htm

http://www.psaalgae.org/

http://www.seaweedsofalaska.com/

http://www.shigen.nig.ac.jp/algae/

http://www.umich.edu/~phytolab/GreatLakesDiatomHomePage/http://www.umich.edu/~phytolab/GreatLakesDiatomHomePage/

http://www.zoology.ubc.ca/~shurin/aqua/pgr.html

https://www.biomedia.cellbiology.ubc.ca/cellbiol/user/scripts/qry_collection_id.php?collection_id=59&action=display

http://fcelter.fiu.edu/data/database/diatom/index.htm?species=3347

 

Local species lists

http://www.serc.si.edu/labs/phytoplankton/guide/sppindx.aspx [Chesapeake Bay; Smithsonian Environmental Res. Ctr]

http://nsgl.gso.uri.edu/nhu/nhuh06003.pdf [Gulf of Maine phytoplankton]

 

Excellent Aquatic Vascular Plant (Viridae) Image Sites (no password required)

http://www.carolinanature.com/plants/

http://cricket.biol.sc.edu/acmoore/herb/e.htm

http://www.digitalnaturalhistory.com/flora.htm (Labrador -- Newfoundland vascular plants)

http://www.nicerweb.com/doc/class/pix/PRAIRIE/

 

Updated 6 Octber 2014

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