Pedinella swaleae Sekiguchi, Kawachi, Nakayama, & Inouye 2003
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.
Publication date: 2003
The type species (holotype) of the genus Pedinella is Pedinella hexacostata Vysotskii.
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This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Type locality: Priest Pot, Hawkshead, Lancashire; (Sekiguchi & al. 2003: 169) Holotype: Freshwater; (Sekiguchi & al. 2003: 169) Notes: Holotype: Swale (1969, fig. 13).
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. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 04 June 2023