Rhinomonas pauca D.R.A.Hill & Wetherbee
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.
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Rhinomonas.
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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
This is a marine species.
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 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.
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. -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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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.