Cryptochlora perforans -Saenz &
Cryptochlora perforans Calderon-Saenz & Schnetter 1987: 69, fig. 1
Original publication: Calderon-Saenz, E. & Schnetter, R. (1987). Cryptochlora perforans, a new genus and species of algae (Chlorarachniophyta), capable of penetrating dead algal filaments. Plant Systematics and Evolution 158: 69-71.
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Cryptochlora.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Cañavarales, Parque Nacional Tayrona, near Santa Marta, Colombia (Caribbean Sea) (Calderon-Saenz & Schnetter 1987: 69). Holotype: COL sine numero (Calderon-Saenz & Schnetter 1987: 69). Notes: The Holotype is a slide preserved with formo-glycerine, containing cells on and within Boodleopsis pusilla, from cultured material
SAG Cultures may be viewed at http://sagdb.uni-goettingen.de/showstrains.php?genus=Cryptochlora&species=perforans
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=Cryptochlora&Species=perforans
Created: 22 January 2004 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 01 July 2006 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.)
Calderon-Saenz, E. & Schnetter, R. (1987). Cryptochlora perforans, a new genus and species of algae (Chlorarachniophyta), capable of penetrating dead algal filaments. Plant Systematics and Evolution 158: 69-71.
Calderon-Saenz, E. & Schnetter, R. (1989). Morphology, biology, and systematics of Cryptochlora perforans (Chloraracniophyta), a phagotrophic marine alga. Plant Systematics and Evolution 163: 165-176.
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2013. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 10 December 2013.
Algaebase taxon LSID: urn:lsid:algaebase.org:taxname:40289