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Nephroselmis rotunda (N.Carter) Fott

Publication details
Nephroselmis rotunda (N.Carter) Fott 1971

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Nephroselmis is Nephroselmis olivacea Stein.

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

Basionym
Bipedinomonas rotunda N.Carter

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

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Bipedinomonas rotunda N.Carter 1937
Heteromastix rotunda (N.Carter) Manton 1964

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

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.

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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 25 April 2019.

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