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Cryptomonas reticulata I.A.N.Lucas 1968

Publication details
Cryptomonas reticulata I.A.N.Lucas 1968: 535-537, figs 1B, 6, 7

Published in: Lucas, I.A.N. (1968). Three new species of the genus Cryptomonas (Cryptophyceae). British Phycological Bulletin 3: 535-541, 7 figs.
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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 Rhinomonas reticulata (I.A.N.Lucas) G.Novarino

Type information
Type locality: Plymouth Sound, Devon (Lucas 1968: 537). Holotype: fig 1B: Dr M. Parke; 26 April 1965; (Lucas 1968: 537). Notes: Isolated by Dr M. Parke, on April 26, 1965. Type culture No. 358 in the Plymouth Collection.

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), reticulate, netted, marked with a network (Stearn 1985).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Source of current name
Novarino, G. (1991). Observations on Rhinomonas reticulata comb. nov. and Rhinomonas reticulata var. eleniana var. nov. (Cryptophyceae), with comments on the genera Pyrenomonas and Rhodomonas. Nordic Journal of Botany 11: 243-252.

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

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