Pedinella swaleae Sekiguchi, Kawachi, Nakayama, & Inouye 2003

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Pedinella swaleae Sekiguchi, Kawachi, Nakayama, & Inouye 2003: 168, 169 (as 'swalei')

Published in: Sekiguchi, H., Kawachi, M., Nakayama, T. & Inouye, I. (2003). A taxonomic re-evaluation of the Pedinellales (Dictyochophyceae), based on morphological, behavioural and molecular data. Phycologia 42(2): 165-182, 40 figs, 3 tables.

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Publication date: 2003

Type Species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Pedinella is Pedinella hexacostata Vysotskii.

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

Type Information
Type locality: Priest Pot, Hawkshead, Lancashire; (Sekiguchi & al. 2003: 169) Holotype: Freshwater; (Sekiguchi & al. 2003: 169) Notes: Holotype: Swale (1969, fig. 13).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Cells always solitary, uniflagellate, apple-shaped, 7-8 microns long, 9-10 microns wide. About 12 tentacles present around flagellum. Stalk straight, never branched. Six chloroplasts without pyrenoids. Body and flagellar scales absent. Cells free-swimming or sometimes sessile, attaching to substratum with stalk. Cells phagotrophic. Cysts unknown.

Created: 13 March 2006 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 16 October 2018

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 16 October 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 19 June 2024

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