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Calycomonas ovalis A.Wulff 1919

Publication details
Calycomonas ovalis A.Wulff 1919: 111, pl. II: fig. 20

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Calycomonas is Calycomonas gracilis Lohmann.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Paulinella ovalis (A.Wulff) P.W.Johnson, P.E.Hargraves & J.M.Sieburth

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.

Type information
Type locality: Kieler Bucht and North Sea (Index Nominum Algarum).

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Source of current name
Bérard-Therriault, L., Poulin, M. & Bossé, L. (1999). Guide d'identification du phytoplancton marin de l'estuaire et du Golfe du Saint-Laurent incluant également certains protozoaires. Publication Spéciale Canadienne des Sciences Halieutiques et Aquatiques 128: 1-387.

Key references
Parke, M. & Dixon, P.S. (1976). Check-list of British marine algae - third revision. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom 56: 527-594.

Silva, P.C. (1996-to date). Index Nominum Algarum, University Herbarium, University of California, Berkeley http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/INA.html. Updated continuously. ..

Created: 26 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 14 January 2011 by Wendy Guiry

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References
(Please note: only references with the binomials in the title are included. The information is from the Literature database.)

Johnson, P.W., Hargreaves, P.E & Sieburth, J.M. (1988). Ultrastructure and ecology of Calycomonas ovalis Wulff 1919, (Chrysophyceae) and its redescription as a testate rhizopod, Paulinella ovalis N. Comb. (Filosea, Euglyphona).. J. Protozool 35: 618-626.

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Wendy Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 24 November 2020.

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