Rhodomonas abbreviata Butcher ex D.R.A.Hill & R.Wetherbee
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.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Cryptomonas abbreviata Butcher
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).
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
No habitat entry has yet been made for this entity.
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.
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.