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Rhodomonas ovalis Nygaard

Publication details
Rhodomonas ovalis Nygaard 1950: 214, fig. 76

Published in: Nygaard, G. (1950 '1949'). Hydrobiological studies on some Danish ponds and lakes. Part II: The quotient hypothesis and some new or little known phytoplankton organisms. Det Kongelige Norske Videnskabers Selskabs Skrifter 7(1): 1-294.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Rhodomonas is Rhodomonas baltica Karsten.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Pyrenomonas ovalis P.Kugrens, B.L.Clay & R.E.Lee

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), oval, elliptical, i.e., broadest at the middle, the sides curved and length:breadth generally 2:1 (Stearn 1973).

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

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

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Source of current name
Boo, S.M. & Ko, Y.D. (2012). Marine plants from Korea. pp. [1] 5-233, many col. photographs. Seoul: Marine & Extreme Genome Research Centre Program. [in Korean]

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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 21 November 2019.

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