Elliptochloris marina Letsch 2009

Publication Details
Elliptochloris marina Letsch 2009: 1133, figs 1, 2

Published in: Letsch, M.R., Muller-Parker, G, Friedl, T. & Lewis, L.A. (2009). Elliptochloris marina sp. nov. (Trebouxiophyceae, Chlorophyta), symbiotic green alga of the temperate Pacific sea anemones Anthopleura xanthogrammica and A. elegantissima (Anthozoa, Cnidaria). Journal of Phycology 45(5): 1127-1135.

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Publication date: 2009

Type Species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Elliptochloris is Elliptochloris bilobata Tschermak-Woess.

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

Type Information
Type locality: Clallam County, WA, USA; (Letsch et al. 2009: 1133) Holotype: Intertidal region; in Anthopleura xanthogrammica; George Stafford Torrey Herbarium, University of Connecticut; 141326 (block of Spurr's resin containing embedded cells in A. xanthogrammica tissue (Letsch et al. 2009: 1133) Notes: Iconotype: Figs 1, a, b and d; 2a.

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), growing in the sea (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
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Created: 18 December 2009 by G.M. Guiry.

Last updated: 18 December 2009

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G.M. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 18 December 2009. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 17 August 2022

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