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Rhodomonas acuta (Butcher) Erata & Chihara

Publication details
Rhodomonas acuta (Butcher) Erata & Chihara 1989: 442

Published in: Erata, M. & Chihara, M. (1989). Re-examination of Pyrenomonas and Rhodomonas (Class Cryptophyceae) through survey of red pigmented Cryptomonads. Botanical Magazine, Tokyo 102: 429-443.

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 Teleaulax acuta (Butcher) D.R.A.Hill

Basionym
Cryptomonas acuta Butcher

Type information
Type locality: Isolated both from the River Crouch [Essex, England] and the Conway [Wales] tanks, but apparently not common. (Butcher 1952: 188).

Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), acute, pointed; i.e. narrowing gradually and making an angle of less than 90° (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

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.

Created: 04 December 2015 by Salvador Valenzuela Miranda

Verified by: 04 December 2015 by Salvador Valenzuela Miranda

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Salvador Valenzuela Miranda in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 11 November 2019.

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