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Mallomonas caudata Iwanoff [Ivanov]

Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Chromista
Phylum Ochrophyta
Class Synurophyceae
Order Synurales
Family Mallomonadaceae
Genus Mallomonas


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Mallomonas caudata Iwanoff [Ivanov]
Prox. Castle Ashby, Northamptonshire, UK. BF image.. 29 Feb 2008. © C.F.Carter(chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk,com).

Mallomonas caudata Iwanoff [Ivanov]
Seattle, Washington, USA; Green Lake, Lugol's, 400x, PC. 22 Jan 2011. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net).

Mallomonas caudata Iwanoff [Ivanov]
Bainbridge Island, Washington, USA; pond, cyst, 1000x, DIC. 28 Apr 2008. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net).

Mallomonas caudata Iwanoff [Ivanov]
Bainbridge Island, Washington, USA; pond, cyst, 400x, DIC. 28 Apr 2008. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net).

Mallomonas caudata Iwanoff [Ivanov]
Kingston, Washington, USA; road side pond, 1000x, DIC. 08 Feb 2009. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net).

Mallomonas caudata Iwanoff [Ivanov]
Bainbridge Island, Washington, USA; pond, 1000x, DIC. 28 Feb 2009. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net).

Mallomonas caudata Iwanoff [Ivanov]
Bainbridge Island, Washington, USA; pond, Lugol's, 1000x, DIC. 21 Feb 2009. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net).

Mallomonas caudata Iwanoff [Ivanov]
Horseshoe Lake, Washington, USA; 400x, DIC. 01 Sep 2008. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net).


Centrocerocolax ubatubensis A.B.Joly

Mallomonas caudata Iwanoff [Ivanov] Horseshoe Lake, Washington, USA; 400x, DIC
© Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net)

Publication details
Mallomonas caudata Iwanoff [Ivanov] 1899: 250, fig. B

Published in: Iwanoff, L.A. (1899). Beitrag zur Kenntnis der Morphologie und Systematik der Chrysomonadinen. Bulletin de l'Académie Impériale des Sciences de Saint Pétersbourg, series 5 11: 247-262, 1 pl.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Mallomonas is Mallomonas ploesslii Perty.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), caudate, i.e., ending with a tail-like appendage (Stearn 1973).

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Lepidoton dubium Seligo 1893
Mallomonas dubia (Seligo) Lemmermann 1899
Mallomonas fastigata Zacharias 1903
Mallomonas caudata var. macrolepis W.Conrad 1927
Mallomonas caudata var. dubia (Seligo) Wili Krieger 1930
Mallomonas caudata var. fastigiata (Zacharias) Wili Krieger 1930
Mallomonas fastigiata var. macrolepis (W.Conrad) W.Conrad 1933
Mallomonas caudata f. abnobensis Klotter 1954
Mallomonas caudata f. ovalis Klotter 1954
Mallomonas fastigiata var. kriegeri Bourrelly 1957

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Type information
Type locality: Russia: Bologje (gouv. Nowgorod) (Silva 1996-to date). Notes: Gouv. Moskau: Swenigorod; Gluboje Lake, Bologje

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Key references
Andersen, R.A. (1978). Scaled Chrysophyceae from Arkansas. II. The genera Mallomonas, Paraphysomonas and Spiniferomonas. Proceedings of the Arkansas Academy of Science 32: 12-17.

Day, S.A., Wickham, R.P., Entwisle, T.J. & Tyler, P.A. (1995). Bibliographic check-list of non-marine algae in Australia. Flora of Australia Supplementary Series 4: i-vii, 1-276.

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.

Hu, H. & Wei, Y. (2006). The freshwater algae of China. Systematics, taxonomy and ecology. pp. [4 pls of 16 figs], [i-iv], i-xv, 1-1023. China: www.sciencep.com.

Jo, B.Y., Shin, W., Boo, S.M., Kim, H.S. & Siver, P.A. (2011). Studies on ultrastructure and three-gene phylogeny of the genus Mallomonas (Synurophyceae). Journal of Phycology 47(2): 415-425.

Kristiansen, J. & Preisig, H.R. (2007). Chrysophyte and Haptophyte algae. Part 2: Synurophyceae. In: Süßwasserflora von Mitteleuropa. Freshwater Flora of Central Europe. (Büdel, B., Gärtner, G., Krienitz, L., Preisig, H.R. & Schagerl, M. Eds) Vol.1, pp. [i-v], vi [vi-vii], 1-252. Berlin & Heidelberg: Spektrum Akademischer Verlag.

Kristiansen, J. & Preisig, H.R. (2011). Phylum Chrysophyta (Golden Algae). In: The freshwater algal flora of the British Isles. An identification guide to freshwater and terrestrial algae. Second edition. (John, D.M., Whitton, B.A. & Brook, A.J. Eds), pp. 281-317. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Siver, P.A. & Lott, A.M. (2017). The Scaled Chrysophyte Flora in Freshwater Ponds and Lakes from Newfoundland, Canada, and their Relationship to Environmental Variables. Cryptogamie Algologie 38(4): 325-347.

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Rezácová, M. & Skaloud, P. (2005). Silica-scaled chrysophytes of Ireland. With an appendix: Geographic variation of scale shape of Mallomonas caudata. Nova Hedwigia Beihefte 128: 101-124.

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