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Poterioochromonas malhamensis (Pringsheim) R.A.Andersen

Publication details
Poterioochromonas malhamensis (Pringsheim) R.A.Andersen 2017: 602

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Poterioochromonas is Poterioochromonas stipitata Scherffel.

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

Ochromonas malhamensis Pringsheim

Type information
Type locality: Malham Tarn (Yorkshire), England (Silva 1996-to date). Type: July 1949; rock. (Silva 1996-to date

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Ochromonas malhamensis Pringsheim 1952

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Ochromonas sociabilis Pringsheim 1955

Nomenclatural notes
Invalidly introduced by Péterfi (1969: 100). Also validated by D.Kapustin in Kapustin & Davydov (2017: 283). - (14 Nov 2017) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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Key references
Kapustin, D.A. & Davydov, D.A. (2917). Replacement names for two Heteronema species (Euglenophyceae). In: Sokolova, I.V., Kapustin, D.A., Davydov, D.A., Borovichev, E.A. & Potemkin, A.D. Cryptogamic nomenclatural notes. 1. Novosti Sistematiki Nizshikh Rastenii 51: 282-283, no fig.

Kristiansen, J. & Preisig, H.R. (2011). Phylum Chrysophyta (Golden Algae). In: The freshwater algal flora of the British Isles. An identification guide to freshwater and terrestrial algae. Second edition. (John, D.M., Whitton, B.A. & Brook, A.J. Eds), pp. 281-317. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Péterfi L.S. (1969). The fine structure of Poterioochromonas malhamensis (Pringsheim) comb. nov. with special reference to the lorica. Nova Hedwigia 17: 93-103.

Culture Centre for Algae and Protozoa (CCAP) cultures
Strain Number 933/1C Poterioochromonas malhamensis (Pringsheim) R.A.Andersen Poteriochromonas, Poteriochroomonas
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Péterfi L.S. (1969). The fine structure of Poterioochromonas malhamensis (Pringsheim) comb. nov. with special reference to the lorica. Nova Hedwigia 17: 93-103.
Watanabe, M.M., Zhang, X. & Kaya, K. (1996). Fate of toxic cyclic heptapeptides, microcystins, in toxic cyanobacteria upon grazing by the mixotrophic flagellate Poterioochromonas malhamensis (Ochromonadales, Chrysophyceae). Phycologia 35: 203-206, 3 figs, 1 table.
Zhang, X. & Watanabe, M.M. (2001). Grazing and growth of the mixothrophic chrysomonad Poterioochromonas malhamensis (Chrysophyceae) feeding on algae. Journal of Phycology 37: 738-743.
Zhang, X., Watanabe, M.M. & Inouye, I. (1996). Light and electron microscopy of grazing by Poterioochromonas malhamensis (Chrysophyceae) on a range of phytoplankton taxa. Journal of Phycology 32: 37-46, 26 figs, 1 table.

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