Chromera velia R.B.Moore, Oborník, Janouškovec, Chrudimský, Vancová, D.H.Green, S.W.Wright, N.W.Davies, Bolch, Heimann, Slapeta, Hoegh-Guldberg, Logsdon & D.A.Carter 2008
Chromera velia R.B.Moore, Oborník, Janouškovec, Chrudimský, Vancová, D.H.Green, S.W.Wright, N.W.Davies, Bolch, Heimann, Slapeta, Hoegh-Guldberg, Logsdon & D.A.Carter 2008: 959, fig. 1
Published in: Moore, R.B., Obornik, M., Janouskovec, J., Chrudimsky, T., Vancová, M., Green, D.H., Wright, S.W., Davies, N.W., Bolch, C.J.S., Heimann, K., Slapeta, J., Hoegh-Guldberg, O., Logsdon, J.M. & Carter, D.A (2008). A photosynthetic alveolate closely related to apicomplexan parasites. Nature (London) 451: 959-963, 3 figures.
Publication date: 21 February 2008
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Chromera.
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Type locality: Sydney Harbour, New South Wales, Australia.; (Moore & al. 2008: 959) Holotype: T. Starke-Peterkovic and L. Edwards; 7.xii.2001; At 3 m depth in Scleractinian coral Plesiastrea versipora; Australian Museum, Sydney; Z.6967 (Moore & al. 2008: 959) Notes: "Holotype/hapantotype. Z.6967 (Australian Museum, Sydney), preserved culture embedded in PolyBed 812 (electron micrographs shown in Fig. 1a, b) and separately in absolute ethanol. The culture is NQAIF136 (North Queensland Algal Culture and Identification Facility, James Cook University, Townsville, Australia). The clonal culture consists of dividing immotile organisms. Culture submission date, 25 February 2004; culture isolation date, 13 December 2001; isolator, R.B.M."
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Created: 03 November 2012 by M.D. Guiry.
Last updated: 17 May 2022
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