Rhinomonas pauca D.R.A.Hill & Wetherbee 1988

Publication Details
Rhinomonas pauca D.R.A.Hill & Wetherbee 1988: 359, figs 1- 18

Published in: Hill, D.R.A. & Wetherbee, R. (1988). The structure and taxonomy of Rhinomonas pauca gen et sp. nov. (Cryptophyceae). Phycologia 27: 355-365.

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Type Species
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Rhinomonas.

Status of Name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Type Information
Type locality: Hobsons Bay, Victoria, Australia; (Hill & Wetherbee 1988: 359) Holotype: Fig. 1: (Hill & Wetherbee 1988: 359) Notes: Holotype: from culture 'MUCC Cr 47'; isolated in March 1984.

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Rhinomonas (pauca) slightly compressed, 6-10 microns long, 4-6 microns deep, 3.5-5.5 microns wide; in lateral view broadly ovate to elliptic with rounded posterior and rhinote anterior; in ventral view obovate; chromatophore parietal, spathulate, occupying about half the cell periphery, with a narrow posterior extension.

Created: 26 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 19 September 2014

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 19 September 2014. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 22 June 2024

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