Rhodomonas falcata D.R.A.Hill & R.Wetherbee 1989
Rhodomonas falcata D.R.A.Hill & R.Wetherbee 1989: 157
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.
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), shaped like a sickle.
Chroomonas falcata Butcher 1967
Authority: (R.W. Butcher) D.R.A. Hill & R. Wetherbee in INA; Butcher ex Hill & Wetherbee in Hill & Wetherbee 1989: 157 (basionym considered to be invalid). - (3 Sep 2012) - Wendy Guiry
No habitat entry has yet been made for this entity.
See Chroomonas falcata Butcher. Lectotype: (Hill & Wetherbee 1989: 157). Notes: Lectotype, designated by Hill & Wetherbee (1989: 157): Butcher 1967: pl. IV, fig. 6.
Detailed distribution with sources
(as Rhodomonas falcata D.R.A.Hill & R.Wetherbee)
Europe: Scandinavia (Karlason & al. 2018).
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: 31 May 2012 by Wendy Guiry
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 05 December 2020.