Cryptochrysis fulva Butcher 1952
Cryptochrysis fulva Butcher 1952: 185, pl. II : figs 43-45
Published in: Butcher, R.W. (1952). Contributions to our knowledge of the smaller marine algae. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom 31: 175-191, 2 pls.
The type species (holotype) of the genus Cryptochrysis is Cryptochrysis commutata Pascher.
Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Rhinomonas fulva (Butcher) D.R.A.Hill & R.Wetherbee.
Type locality: "Isolated from the sea water in the shell-fish tanks at Conway, North Wales, 1946."; (Butcher 1952: 185)
Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), tawny [yellowish-brown] (Stearn 1973).
This is a marine species.
Created: 26 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry.
Last updated: 19 March 2017
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 19 March 2017. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 31 May 2023