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Cryptomonas salina Wislouch

Publication details
Cryptomonas salina Wislouch 1924: 115, pl. III, fig. 5

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Cryptomonas is Cryptomonas ovata Ehrenberg.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Rhodomonas salina (Wislouch) D.R.A.Hill & R.Wetherbee

Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), saline (Stearn 1973).

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a Brackish species.

Type information
Type locality: USSR: various locations in Crimea and the Caucasus (Silva 1996-to date).

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Source of current name
Hill, D.R.A. & Wetherbee, R. (1989). A reappraisal of the genus Rhodomonas (Cryptophyceae). Phycologia 28: 143-158.

Key references
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.

Created: 26 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 20 March 2013 by Wendy Guiry

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References
(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. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 17 August 2019.

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