Rhodomonas caerulea J.Schiller 1925
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.
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).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.
Source of current name
Butcher, R.W. (1967). An introductory account of the smaller algae of British coastal waters. Part IV: Cryptophyceae. Fisheries Investigations, London, series IV 1967: [i]-vi, -54, 22 pls.
Created: 14 June 2006 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 13 December 2018 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 22 October 2021.