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Chroomonas virescens (Butcher) Butcher

Publication details
Chroomonas virescens (Butcher) Butcher 1967: 25-26, pl. II: fig. 5; pl. XV: fig. 3

Published in: Butcher, R.W. (1967). An introductory account of the smaller algae of British coastal waters. Part IV: Cryptophyceae. Fisheries Investigations, London, series IV 1967: [i]-vi, [1]-54, 22 pls.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Chroomonas is Chroomonas nordstedtii Hansgirg.

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

Basionym
Cryptochrysis virescens Butcher

Type information
Type locality: "Isolated on one occasion from the River Crouch, Essex [England]." (Butcher 1952: 187).

Origin of species name
Participle (Latin), becoming green (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Cryptochrysis virescens Butcher 1952

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

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Source of current name
Throndsen, J. (1996). The planktonic marine flagellates. In: Identifying marine phytoplankton. (Tomas, C.R. Eds), pp. 591-730. San Diego: Academic Press.

Culture Centre for Algae and Protozoa (CCAP) cultures
Strain Number 978/25 Chroomonas virescens (R.W. Butcher) R.W. Butcher
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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 16 January 2019.

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