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Rhodomonas lacustris Pascher & Ruttner 1913

Publication details
Rhodomonas lacustris Pascher & Ruttner in Pascher 1913: 102 (key), 103, figs 157, 158

Published in: Pascher, A. (1913). Cryptomonadinae. In: Die Süsswasser-Flora Deutschlands, Österreichs und der Schweiz. (Pascher, A. Eds) Vol. 2, pp. 96-114. Jena:

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 Plagioselmis lacustris (Pascher & Ruttner) Javornicky

Type information
Type locality: Austria: Lunzersee, Niederösterreich; Germany-Czech Republic: Böhmerwald (Index Nominum Algarum).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), inhabiting lakes (Stearn 1973).

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Source of current name
Javornicky, P. (2001). Freshwater Rhodomonas (Cryptophyceae). Algolgical Studies 102: 93-116, 6 pls.

Key references
Bicudo, C.E.M. & Jarreta de Castro, A.A. (2007). Flora ficológica do Estado de São Paulo. Vol. 11. Cryptophyceae. pp. [i]-viii, [1]-144, 146 figs. São Paulo: RiMa Editora: FAPESP.

Dillard, G.E. (2007). Freshwater algae of the southeastern United States Part 8. Chrysophyceae, Xanthophyceae, Cryptophyceae and Dinophyceae. Bibliotheca Phycologica 112: [i-vi], 1-127, 22 pls.

Novarino, G. (2011). Cryptophyta (Cryptomonads). In: The freshwater algal flora of the British Isles. An identification guide to freshwater and terrestrial algae. Second edition. (John, D.M., Whitton, B.A. & Brook, A.J. Eds), pp. 240-249. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Created: 11 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 22 October 2020 by M.D. Guiry

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Klaveness, D. (1981). Rhodomonas lacustris (Pascher et Ruttner) Javornicky (Cryptomonadida): Ultrastructure of the vegetative cell. Journal of Protozoology 28: 83-90.

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