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Verrucophora farcimen Eikrem, Edvardsen & Throndsen 2007

Publication details
Verrucophora farcimen Eikrem, Edvardsen & Throndsen in Edvardsen & al. 2007: 1064, figs 1-5

Published in: Edvardsen, B., Eikrem, W., Shalchian-Tabrizi, K., Riisberg, I., Johnsen, G., Naustvoll, L. & Throndsen, J. (2007). Verrucophora farcimen gen. et sp. nov. (Dictyochophyceae, Heterokonta) - a bloom-forming ichthyotoxic flagellate from the Skagerrak, Norway. Journal of Phycology 43(5): 1054-1070.

Publication date: 2007

Type species
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Verrucophora.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Pseudochattonella farcimen (Eikrem, Edvardsen & J.Throndsen) Eichrem

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

Description
Cells long, cylindrical, oval, spherical, or pear shaped, sometimes with antapical trailing cytoplasmic filament; with two apically inserted unequal flagella; long anteriorly directed flagellum carrying tripartite hairs with single terminal filament about half the length of hair; short flagellum tapering. Cells 5-50 microns and 4-17 microns wide; length of long flagellum 9-30 microns, short flagellum 2-7 microns exclusive of tapering part that measures 1.0-3.5 microns. Single, branching nucleus located in anterior part of cell. Prominent nucleolus. Basal bodies located in depression of nucleus. Microtubular roots present. Nucleotide sequences for the SSU and LSU rDNA distinct.

Type information
Type locality: The Skagerrak off Flodevigen, Norway (58º25'N, 0.8º45'E) (Edvardsen et al. 2007: 1066). Holotype: Fig. 4a: March 2001; Marine. Department of Biology, University of Oslo, Norway TEM section embedding Vf-B07 (Edvardsen et al. 2007: 1066). Notes: Isotype: Figs 3c and 4, b-e; strain UIO 113 deposited at Department of Biology, Ubiversity of Oslo, Norway.

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Source of current name
Eikrem, W., Edvardsen, B. & Throndsen, J. (2009). Renaming Verrucophora farcimen Eikrem, Edvardsen et Throndsen (Research note). Phycological Research 57(3): 170.

Created: 19 February 2008 by Wendy Guiry

Verified by: 21 March 2017 by M.D. Guiry

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References
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Edvardsen, B., Eikrem, W., Shalchian-Tabrizi, K., Riisberg, I., Johnsen, G., Naustvoll, L. & Throndsen, J. (2007). Verrucophora farcimen gen. et sp. nov. (Dictyochophyceae, Heterokonta) - a bloom-forming ichthyotoxic flagellate from the Skagerrak, Norway. Journal of Phycology 43(5): 1054-1070.
Eikrem, W., Edvardsen, B. & Throndsen, J. (2009). Renaming Verrucophora farcimen Eikrem, Edvardsen et Throndsen (Research note). Phycological Research 57(3): 170.

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