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Menoidium tortuosum (A.Stokes) Lemmermann 1913

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Protozoa
Subkingdom Eozoa
Infrakingdom Infrakingdom Euglenozoa
Phylum Euglenozoa
Infraphylum Dipilida
Superclass Spirocuta
Class Peranemea
Subclass Anisonemia
Order Natomonadida
Suborder Rhabdomonadina
Family Astasiidae
Genus Menoidium

 

Publication details
Menoidium tortuosum (A.Stokes) Lemmermann 1913: 160 (as 'Menoidium tortuosum Stokes' )

Published in: Lemmermann, E. (1913). Flagellatae II. Eugleninae. In: Die Süsswasserflora Deutschlands, Österreichs und der Schweiz. Heft 2. (Pascher, A. & Lemmermann, E. Eds), pp. 115-174. Jena: Verlag von Gustav Fischer.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Menoidium is Menoidium pellucidum Perty.

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

Basionym
Atractonema tortuosa A.Stokes

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), bent or twisted in different directions, involved, complicated (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Atractonema tortuosa A.Stokes 1885
Rhabdomonas tortuosa (A.Stokes) Bourrelly 1970

Taxonomic notes
Attributed to Senn (1900) by some authors. - (18 Dec 2014) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Key references
Skuja, H. (1948). Taxonomie des Phytoplanktons einiger Seen in Uppland, Schweden. Symbolae Botanicae Upsalienses 9(3): 1-399, 39 pls.

Skuja, H. (1956). Taxonomische und biologische Studien über das Phytoplankton schwedischer Binnengewässer. Nova Acta Regiae Societatis Scientiarum Upsaliensis, Series IV 16(3): 1-404, + 63 pls.

Starmach, K. (1983). Euglenophyta - Eugleniny Vol. 3 Flora s?odkowodna polski [Euglenophyta Volume 3 Freshwater fora of Poland]. pp. [1]-594. Warszawa: Panstwowe Wydawnictwo Naukowe. [in Polish]

Wołowski, K. (1991). New and rare species of the colourless Euglenophyta in Poland. Fragmenta Floristica et Geobotanica Polonica 36(1): 105-115, 44 figs.

Wołowski, K. (1998). Taxonomic and environmental studies on euglenophytes of the Kraków-Czestochowa Upland (Southern Poland). Fragmenta Floristica et Geobotanica Supplementum 6: 1-192, 29 pls.

Wołowski, K. (2011). Euglenophyta (Euglenoids). 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. 181-239. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

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