Goniomonas truncata (Fresenius) Stein
Goniomonas truncata (Fresenius) Stein 1878: 151, expl. pl. II: Abt. II.
Original publication: Stein, F. von (1878). Der Organismus der Infusionsthiere. III. Flagellaten I. pp. 1-154. Leipzig: Engelmann.
This is the type species (lectotype) of the genus Goniomonas.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Monas truncata Fresenius
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), truncate, i.e., ending very abruptly as if cut straight across (Stearn 1973).
No habitat entry has yet been made for this entity.
Detailed distribution with sources
(as Goniomonas truncata (Fresenius) Stein)
Australia and New Zealand: New Zealand (Chang & Broady 2012).
SAG Cultures may be viewed at http://sagdb.uni-goettingen.de/showstrains.php?genus=Goniomonas&species=truncata
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=Goniomonas&Species=truncata
Created: 14 February 2004 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 15 February 2011 by M.D. Guiry
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Cite this record as:
M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2014. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 17 March 2014.
Algaebase taxon LSID: urn:lsid:algaebase.org:taxname:40141