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Mallomonas ceylanica Dürrschmidt & G.Cronberg

Publication details
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.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Mallomonas is Mallomonas ploesslii Perty.

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).

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

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Type information
Type locality: Sri Lanka: Tissa Wewa (Silva 1996-to date). Iconotype: Fig. 10: 7.iii.1983; (Silva 1996-to date

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Key references
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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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 24 February 2020.

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