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Hemiselmis rotunda Butcher

Publication details
Hemiselmis rotunda Butcher 1967: 16, pl. I [1]: fig. 5; pl. XIII [13]: fig. 4

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 Hemiselmis is Hemiselmis rufescens Parke.

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

Infrageneric classification
Subgenus Plagiomonas

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), almost circular, with length breadth ratio of about 6 to 5 (Stearn 1973).

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.

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

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