Rhodomonas caerulea J.Schiller 1925

Publication Details
Rhodomonas caerulea J.Schiller 1925: 89, pl. 3: fig. 11

Published in: Schiller, J. (1925). Die planktonischen Vegetationen des Adriatischen Meeres. B. Chrysomonadina, Heterokontae, Cryptomonadina, Eugleninae, Volvocales. 1. Systematischer Teil. (Nach den Ergebnissen der österreichischen Adriaforschung in den Jahren 1911-1914). Archiv für Protistenkunde 53: 59-123.

Type Species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Rhodomonas is Rhodomonas baltica Karsten.

Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Hillea caerulea (J.Schiller) Butcher.

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), blue, especially the deep blue of the Mediterranean sky at midday (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 14 June 2006 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 13 December 2018

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 13 December 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 17 August 2022

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