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Cryptochrysis fulva Butcher

Publication details
Cryptochrysis fulva Butcher 1952: 185, pl. II [2]: figs 43-45

Published in: Butcher, R.W. (1952). Contributions to knowledge of the smaller marine algae. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom 31: 175-191, 2 pls.
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Type species
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

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), tawny [yellowish-brown] (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: "Isolated from the sea water in the shell-fish tanks at Conway, North Wales, 1946." (Butcher 1952: 185).

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. (1988). The structure and taxonomy of Rhinomonas pauca gen et sp. nov. (Cryptophyceae). Phycologia 27: 355-365.

Key references
Throndsen, J. (1996). The planktonic marine flagellates. In: Identifying marine phytoplankton. (Tomas, C.R. Eds), pp. 591-730. San Diego: Academic Press.

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M.D. 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 26 February 2020.

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