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International Journal on Algae
SJR: 0.229 SNIP: 0.261 CiteScore™: 0.24

ISSN Print: 1521-9429
ISSN Online: 1940-4328

International Journal on Algae

DOI: 10.1615/InterJAlgae.v12.i3.30
pages 230-256

Revised List of Algae from Arkansas (USA) and New Additions

Th. E. Smith
Ave Maria University, Ave Maria, FL 31142, USA

ABSTRACT

The purpose of this study is to document new records from Arkansas and to revise and update nomenclature to reflect current taxonomic understanding for previously recorded algae. There are a total of 1387 species: 386 Bacillariophyta (327 Bacillariophyceae, 17 Coscinodiscophyceae, 42 Fragilariophyceae), 337 Cyanoprokaryota, 212 Charophyta (1 Charophyceae, 1 Klebsormidiophyceae, 303 Zygnematophyceae), 143 Chlorophyta (126 Chlorophyceae, 4 Prasinophyceae, 2 Trebouxiophyceae, 11 Ulvophyceae), 101 Heterokontophyta (40 Chrysophyceae, 3 Eustigmatophyceae, 7 Paraphysomonadaceae, 1 Raphidophyceae, 27 Synurophyceae, 23 Xanthophyceae), 69 Euglenophyceae, 7 Rhodophyta (1 Stylonematophyceae, 1 Compsopogono-phyceae, 5 Florideophyceae), 12 Cryptophyceae, 19 Dinophyceae, and 8 Haptophyceae (5 Pavlovophyceae, 3 Prymnesiophyceae) and 707 new records to the state of Arkansas.