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Rhodomonas falcata D.R.A.Hill & R.Wetherbee

Publication details
Rhodomonas falcata D.R.A.Hill & R.Wetherbee 1989: 157

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

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Rhodomonas is Rhodomonas baltica Karsten.

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

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), shaped like a sickle.

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Chroomonas falcata Butcher 1967

Nomenclatural notes
Authority: (R.W. Butcher) D.R.A. Hill & R. Wetherbee in INA; Butcher ex Hill & Wetherbee in Hill & Wetherbee 1989: 157 (basionym considered to be invalid). - (3 Sep 2012) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
No habitat entry has yet been made for this entity.

Type information
See Chroomonas falcata Butcher. Lectotype: (Hill & Wetherbee 1989: 157). Notes: Lectotype, designated by Hill & Wetherbee (1989: 157): Butcher 1967: pl. IV, fig. 6.

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Key references
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: 31 May 2012 by Wendy Guiry

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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 20 July 2019.

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