Teleaulax acuta (Butcher) D.R.A.Hill
Teleaulax acuta (Butcher) D.R.A.Hill 1991: 177, fig. 6, 16-24
Original publication: Hill, D.R.A. (1991). A revised circumscription of Cryptomonas (Cryptophyceae) based on examination of Australian strains. Phycologia 30: 170-188, 40 figs, 2 tables.
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Teleaulax.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Cryptomonas acuta Butcher
Type locality: Britain (Hill 1991: 177). Type: Butcher; (Hill 1991: 177). Notes: River Crouch in Essex and shell-fish tanks at Conway in North Wales (INA).
Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), acute, pointed; i.e. narrowing gradually and making an angle of less than 90° (Stearn 1973).
Cryptomonas acuta Butcher 1952
This is a marine species.
Distribution by country
Detailed distribution with sources
(as Teleaulax acuta (Butcher) D.R.A.Hill)
Europe: Baltic Sea (Percopo et al. 2011 ), Britain (Percopo et al. 2011 ), Italy (Cerino & Zingone 2007, Percopo et al. 2011 ), Mediterranean Sea (Percopo et al. 2011), North Sea (Percopo et al. 2011 ), Spain (Percopo et al. 2011 ).
South America: Brazil (Menezes 2010).
Source of synonymy
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.
Cerino, F. & Zingone, A. (2007). A survey of cryptomonad diversity and seasonality at a coastal Mediterranean site. European Journal of Phycology 41: 363-378.
Percopo, I., Siano, R., Cerino, F., Sarno, D. & Zingone, A. (2011). Phytoplankton diversity during the spring bloom in the northwestern Mediterranean Sea. Botanica Marina 54(3): 243-267.
SAG Cultures may be viewed at http://sagdb.uni-goettingen.de/showstrains.php?genus=Teleaulax&species=acuta
Cultures from the Scandinavian Culture Collection of Algae at the University of Copenhagen (SCCAP) and Protozoa may be viewed at http://www.sccap.dk/search/algaebase.asp?Genus=Teleaulax&Species=acuta
Created: 26 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 29 September 2011 by Wendy Guiry
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Wendy Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2013. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 19 May 2013.
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