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Rhodomonas maculata Butcher ex D.R.A.Hill & R.Wetherbee

Publication details
Rhodomonas maculata Butcher ex D.R.A.Hill & R.Wetherbee 1989: 149

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), spotted, blotched (Stearn 1973).

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Cryptomonas maculata Butcher 1967
Pyrenomonas maculata (Butcher) U.J.Santore 1986

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Cornwall: west of Rame Head (Silva 1996-to date). Lectotype: Butcher 1967: pl. V, figs. 6: (Hill & Wetherbee 1989: 149). Notes: Collector: M. Parke culture Plymouth 175 (INA).

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Source of current name
Bérard-Therriault, L., Poulin, M. & Bossé, L. (1999). Guide d'identification du phytoplancton marin de l'estuaire et du Golfe du Saint-Laurent incluant également certains protozoaires. Publication Spéciale Canadienne des Sciences Halieutiques et Aquatiques 128: 1-387.

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

Silva, P.C. (1996-to date). Index Nominum Algarum, University Herbarium, University of California, Berkeley http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/INA.html. Updated continuously. ..

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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