Leucocryptos marina (Braarud) Butcher
Leucocryptos marina (Braarud) Butcher 1967: 49
Original publication: Butcher, R.W. (1967). An introductory account of the smaller algae of British coastal waters. Part IV: Cryptophyceae. Fishery Investigations, Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, London, Series IV Part IV: vi + 54, 22 pls.
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Leucocryptos.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Bodo marina Braarud
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), growing in the sea (Stearn 1973).
No habitat entry has yet been made for this entity.
Detailed distribution with sources
(as Leucocryptos marina (Braarud) Butcher)
Europe: Germany (Scholz & Liebezeit 2012 ).
Australia and New Zealand: New Zealand (Chang & Broady 2012).
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.
SAG Cultures may be viewed at http://sagdb.uni-goettingen.de/showstrains.php?genus=Leucocryptos&species=marina
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=Leucocryptos&Species=marina
Created: 22 November 2002 by Andy Taylor
Verified by: 25 October 2008 by M.D. Guiry
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(Please note: only references with the binomials in the title are included. The information is from the Literature database.)
Vørs, N. (1992). Ultrstructure and autecology of the marine, heterotrophic flagellate Leucocryptos marina (Braarud) Butcher 1967 (Katablepharidaceae/Kathablepharidae), with a discussion of the genera Leucocryptos and Katablepharis/Kathablepharis. European Journal of Protistology 28: 369-389.
Linking to this page: http://www.algaebase.org/search/species/detail/?species_id=56484
Cite this record as:
Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2013. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 11 December 2013.
Algaebase taxon LSID: urn:lsid:algaebase.org:taxname:43432