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Chroomonas falcata Butcher, nom. inval. 1967

Publication details
Chroomonas falcata Butcher 1967: 32-33, nom. inval.

Published in: Butcher, R.W. (1967). An introductory account of the smaller algae of British coastal waters. Part IV: Cryptophyceae. Fisheries Investigations, London, series IV 1967: [i]-vi, [1]-54, 22 pls.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Chroomonas is Chroomonas nordstedtii Hansgirg.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Rhodomonas falcata D.R.A.Hill & R.Wetherbee

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), shaped like a sickle.

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

Nomenclatural notes
Invalid: type not designated (ICBN, Art. 37). - (9 Feb 2007) - Wendy Guiry

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

Type information
Type locality: UK: Wales: Aberystwyth, isolated from seashore rock pools (Butcher 1967: 32). Notes: Type not designated by Butcher (ICBN, Art. 37). Hill & Wetherbee (1989) designated Butcher, pl. IV: fig. 6 as lectotype.

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.

Source of current name
Hill, D.R.A. & Wetherbee, R. (1989). A reappraisal of the genus Rhodomonas (Cryptophyceae). Phycologia 28: 143-158.

Created: 26 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 07 March 2010 by M.D. Guiry

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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 05 December 2020.

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