Mallomonas pleuriforamen P.A.Siver, Lott, B.Y.Jo, W.Shin, H.S.Kim & R.A.Andersen
Mallomonas pleuriforamen P.A.Siver, Lott, B.Y.Jo, W.Shin, H.S.Kim & R.A.Andersen in Jo et al. 2013: 273, figs 21-24
Published in: Jo, B.Y., Shin, W., Kim, H.S., Siver, P.A. & Andersen, R.A. (2013). Phylogeny of the genus Mallomonas (Synurophyceae) and descriptions of five new species based on morphological evidence. Phycologia 52(3): 266-278.
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This is a fossil species seemingly without extant populations.
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This is a freshwater species.
Type locality: Giraffe kimberlite, Northwest Territories, Canada (110º04'W, 64º48'N) [Middle Eocene] (Jo et al. 2013: 273). Holotype: mudstone (Giraffe Pipe core). CANA 85745 (collection of specimens on SEM stub) (Jo et al. 2013: 273). Notes: Iconotypes: Figs 21-24 (taken of the holotype). The Giraffe locality contained well-preserved stratified organic sediment, including 68.3 m of lacustrine lake sediments overlain with 44.8 m of peaty material that constituted the posteruptive infilling of the maar crater that formed during emplacement of the kiberlite deposit.
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