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Cryptomonas abbreviata Butcher

Publication details
Cryptomonas abbreviata Butcher 1967: 46, pl. VI: fig. 3; pl. XX: fig. 1

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 (lectotype) of the genus Cryptomonas is Cryptomonas ovata Ehrenberg.

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

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), shortened (Stearn 1973).

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

Nomenclatural notes
Invalid: nomenclatural type not indicated. - (9 Feb 2007) - Wendy Guiry

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

Type information
Type locality: UK: Guernsey: rook pool at Jerbourg (Butcher 1967: 46). Notes: No type designated (ICBN, Art. 37); Hill & Wetherbee designated pl. VI: fig. 3 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: 09 February 2007 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 21 January 2020.

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