Chroomonas nordstedtii Hansgirg 1885: 230
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Chroomonas.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a taxonomic synonym of Cryptomonas nordstedtii (Hansgirg) Senn
Origin of species name
Noun (singular possessive) (Latin), named for a person with the surname Nordstedt.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a freshwater species.
Distribution by country
Type locality: in aqua stagnali in pratis prope Nusla ad Pragam (Silva 1996-to date).
South America: Brazil (Menezes 2010).
Australia and New Zealand: New Zealand (Chang & Broady 2012).
According to Hill (1991), Chroomonas nordstedtii is the accepted name. - (31 May 2012) - Wendy Guiry
Dillard, G.E. (2007). Freshwater algae of the southeastern United States Part 8. Chrysophyceae, Xanthophyceae, Cryptophyceae and Dinophyceae. Bibliotheca Phycologica 112: [i-vi], 1-127, 22 pls.
Hill, D.R.A. (1991). Chroomonas and other blue-green cryptomonads. Journal of Phycology 27: 133-145, 44 figs.
Hoef-Emden, K. (2008). Molecular phylogeny of phycocyanin-containing cryptophytes: evolution of biliproteins and geographical distribution. Journal of Phycology 44: 985-993.
Silva, P.C. (1996-to date). Index Nominum Algarum, University Herbarium, University of California, Berkeley http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/INA.html. Updated continuously. ..
SAG Cultures may be viewed at http://sagdb.uni-goettingen.de/showstrains.php?genus=Chroomonas&species=nordstedtii
Cultures from the Scandinavian Culture Collection of Algae at the University of Copenhagen (SCCAP) and Protozoa may be viewed at http://www.sccap.dk/search/algaebase.asp?Genus=Chroomonas&Species=nordstedtii
Created: 11 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 30 August 2012 by Wendy Guiry
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Wendy Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2013. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 18 May 2013.
Algaebase taxon LSID: urn:lsid:algaebase.org:taxname:109188