Cryptomonas salina Wislouch
Cryptomonas salina Wislouch 1924: 115, pl. III, fig. 5
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 salina (Wislouch) D.R.A.Hill & R.Wetherbee
Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), saline (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a Brackish species.
Type locality: USSR: various locations in Crimea and the Caucasus (Silva 1996-to date).
Detailed distribution with sources
(as Cryptomonas salina Wislouch)
North America: Massachusetts (Hulburt 1965).
Source of synonymy
Hill, D.R.A. & Wetherbee, R. (1989). A reappraisal of the genus Rhodomonas (Cryptophyceae). Phycologia 28: 143-158.
Hulburt, E.M. (1965). Flagellates from brackish waters in the vicinity of Woods Hole, Massachusetts. Journal of Phycology 1(2): 87-94.
Throndsen, J. (1996). The planktonic marine flagellates. In: Identifying marine phytoplankton. (Tomas, C.R. Eds), pp. 591-730. San Diego: Academic Press.
SAG Cultures may be viewed at http://sagdb.uni-goettingen.de/showstrains.php?genus=Cryptomonas&species=salina
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=salina
Created: 26 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 20 March 2013 by Wendy Guiry
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(Please note: only references with the binomials in the title are included. The information is from the Literature database.)
Santore, U.J. (1977). Scanning electron microscopy and comparative micromorphology of the periplast of Hemiselmis rufescens, Chroomonas sp., Chroomonas salina and members of the genus Cryptomonas (Cryptophyceae). British Phycological Journal 12: 255-270, 23 figs.
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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 13 December 2013.
Algaebase taxon LSID: urn:lsid:algaebase.org:taxname:116475