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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.

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Chroomonas nana Butcher 1967
Chroomonas butcheri Molinari & Guiry 2021

Nomenclatural notes
Hill & Wetherbee (1988: 359) note that this was described previously as 'Chroomonas nana Butcher' (1967), a later homonym of Chroomonas nana Schiller (1957) and that also, Butcher did not designate a type for his material, nor is there a permanent collection. - (31 Aug 2012) - Wendy Guiry

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.

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Key references
Chrétiennot-Dinet, M.-J. (1990). Atlas du phytoplancton marin. Volume III: Chlorarachnophycées, Chlorophycées, Chrysophycées, Cryptophycées, Euglénophycées, Eustigmatophycées, Prasinophycées, Prymnesiophycées, Rhodophycées et Tribophycées Avec la collaboration de Chantal Billard et Alain Sournia. pp. [1]-261. Paris: Éditions du Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique 15, quai Anatole France - 75700 Paris.

Throndsen, J. (1996). The planktonic marine flagellates. In: Identifying marine phytoplankton. (Tomas, C.R. Eds), pp. 591-730. San Diego: Academic Press.

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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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