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Rhinomonas pauca D.R.A.Hill & Wetherbee

Publication details
Rhinomonas pauca D.R.A.Hill & Wetherbee 1988: 359, figs 1- 18

Published in: Hill, D.R.A. & Wetherbee, R. (1988). The structure and taxonomy of Rhinomonas pauca gen et sp. nov. (Cryptophyceae). Phycologia 27: 355-365.

Type species
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Rhinomonas.

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

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

Nomenclatural notes
Hill & Wetherbee (1988: 359) note that this was described previously as 'Chroomonas nana Butcher' (1967), a later homonym of Chroomonas nana Schiller (1957) and that also, Butcher did not designate a type for his material, nor is there a permanent collection. - (31 Aug 2012) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Description
Rhinomonas (pauca) slightly compressed, 6-10 microns long, 4-6 microns deep, 3.5-5.5 microns wide; in lateral view broadly ovate to elliptic with rounded posterior and rhinote anterior; in ventral view obovate; chromatophore parietal, spathulate, occupying about half the cell periphery, with a narrow posterior extension.

Type information
Type locality: Hobsons Bay, Victoria, Australia (Hill & Wetherbee 1988: 359). Holotype: Fig. 1: (Hill & Wetherbee 1988: 359). Notes: Holotype: from culture 'MUCC Cr 47'; isolated in March 1984.

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Key references
Chrétiennot-Dinet, M.-J. (1990). Atlas du phytoplancton marin. Volume III: Chlorarachnophycées, Chlorophycées, Chrysophycées, Cryptophycées, Euglénophycées, Eustigmatophycées, Prasinophycées, Prymnesiophycées, Rhodophycées et Tribophycées Avec la collaboration de Chantal Billard et Alain Sournia. pp. [1]-261. Paris: Éditions du Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique 15, quai Anatole France - 75700 Paris.

Throndsen, J. (1996). The planktonic marine flagellates. In: Identifying marine phytoplankton. (Tomas, C.R. Eds), pp. 591-730. San Diego: Academic Press.

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References
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Hill, D.R.A. & Wetherbee, R. (1988). The structure and taxonomy of Rhinomonas pauca gen et sp. nov. (Cryptophyceae). Phycologia 27: 355-365.

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M.D. 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 18 July 2019.

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