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Rhodomonas abbreviata Butcher ex D.R.A.Hill & R.Wetherbee

Publication details
Rhodomonas abbreviata Butcher ex D.R.A.Hill & R.Wetherbee 1989: 156

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

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Rhodomonas is Rhodomonas baltica Karsten.

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

Basionym
Cryptomonas abbreviata Butcher

Type information
Type locality: UK: Guernsey: rook pool at Jerbourg (Butcher 1967: 46). Notes: No type designated (ICBN, Art. 37); Hill & Wetherbee designated pl. VI: fig. 3 as lectotype.

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), shortened (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Cryptomonas abbreviata Butcher 1967
Pyrenomonas abbreviata (Butcher) U.J.Santore 1986

Nomenclatural notes
In INA, authority is cited as (Butcher) D.R Hill & R. Wetherbee (basionym: Cryptomonas abbreviata Butcher) and it is noted that Hill & Wetherbee (1989) considered the basionym to be invalid and designated a lectotype. - (3 Sep 2012) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
No habitat entry has yet been made for this entity.

Type information
Type locality: rock pool at Jerbourg, Guernsey (Cryptomonas abbreviata) (Butcher 1967: 46). Lectotype: (Hill & Wetherbee 1989: 156). Notes: Lectotype, designated by Hill & Wetherbee (1989: 156): Butcher 1967: pl. VI, fig. 3.

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

Created: 26 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 03 September 2012 by Wendy Guiry

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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 17 November 2019.

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