Cryptomonas chrysoidea Butcher
Cryptomonas chrysoidea Butcher 1967: 42-43, pl. V: fig. 2; pl. XIX: fig. 2, nom. inval.
Original publication: Butcher, R.W. (1967). An introductory account of the smaller algae of British coastal waters. Part IV: Cryptophyceae. Fishery Investigations, Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, London, Series IV Part IV: vi + 54, 22 pls.
A type species for this genus does not appear to have been designated.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a taxonomic synonym of Rhodomonas chrysoidea Butcher ex D.R.A.Hill & R.Wetherbee
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a Brackish species.
UK: Essex: St Osyth, in small ditch on salt marsh (Butcher 1967: 42). Notes: Type not designated by Butcher (ICBN, Art. 37). Hill & Wetherbee (1989) designated Butcher, pl. V: fig. 2 as lectotype.
Source of synonymy
Hill, D.R.A. & Wetherbee, R. (1989). A reappraisal of the genus Rhodomonas (Cryptophyceae). Phycologia 28: 143-158.
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=Cryptomonas&species=chrysoidea
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=Cryptomonas&Species=chrysoidea
Created: 26 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 30 May 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 21 May 2013.
Algaebase taxon LSID: urn:lsid:algaebase.org:taxname:109171