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Scourfieldia chlorolateralis A.G.Caljon 2005

Publication details
Scourfieldia chlorolateralis A.G.Caljon 2005: 47, 49, pl. 6: fig.2

Published in: Caljon, A.G. (2005). Phytoplankton of a recently landlocked brackish-water lagoon of Lake Tanganyika: a systematic account. Hydrobiologia 153: 31-54.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Scourfieldia is Scourfieldia complanata G.S.West.

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

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
No habitat entry has yet been made for this entity.

Cells oblong cordiform, 6 x 3 µm, slightly laterally flattened, with an apical depression; two equal flagella of 13-15 µm length emerging from the apical depression; chloroplast single, parietal, green, with a parietal pyrenoid surrounded by a starch sheath; stigma and contractile vacuoles not observed; this organism is related to Scourfieldia cordiformis Takeda (Ettl, 1983) but differs by the presence of a parietal chloroplast with pyrenoid and its more oblong shape.

Euryhaline lower brackish-water organism.

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.

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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 24 October 2021.

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