Mallomonas ceylanica Dürrschmidt & G.Cronberg
Mallomonas ceylanica Dürrschmidt & G.Cronberg 1989: 18, figs 9-16
Published in: Dürrschmidt, M. & Cronberg, G. (1989). Contribution to the knowledge of tropical chrysophytes: Mallomonadaceae and Paraphysomonadaceae from Sri Lanka. Archiv für Hydrobiologie Supplement 45: 15-37.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), Of (from) Ceylon, an island in the Indian Ocean off southern India (cf. ceylonensis & ceylonicus).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a freshwater species.
Type locality: Sri Lanka: Tissa Wewa (Silva 1996-to date). Iconotype: Fig. 10: 7.iii.1983; (Silva 1996-to date
Kristiansen, J. & Preisig, H.R. (2007). Chrysophyte and Haptophyte algae. Part 2: Synurophyceae. In: Süßwasserflora von Mitteleuropa. Freshwater Flora of Central Europe. (Büdel, B., Gärtner, G., Krienitz, L., Preisig, H.R. & Schagerl, M. Eds) Vol.1, pp. [i-v], vi [vi-vii], 1-252. Berlin & Heidelberg: Spektrum Akademischer Verlag.
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