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Heteronema tortuosum Christen

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Protozoa
Subkingdom Eozoa
Infrakingdom Infrakingdom Euglenozoa
Phylum Euglenozoa
Infraphylum Dipilida
Superclass Spirocuta
Class Peranemea
Subclass Anisonemia
Order Anisonemida
Family Anisonemidae
Genus Heteronema

 

Publication details
Heteronema tortuosum Christen 1962

Published in: Christen, H.R. (1962). Neue und wenig bekannte Eugleninen und Volvocalen. Revue Algologique, Nouvelle Serie 4: 162-202.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Heteronema is Heteronema marina Dujardin.

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

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), bent or twisted in different directions, involved, complicated (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Peridinium tortuosum (Christen) Bourrelly 1970

General environment
This is a marine species.

No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.

Source of current name
Starmach, K. (1983). Euglenophyta - Eugleniny. Vol. 3 pp. 1-594. Warszawa: Panstwowe Wydawnictwo Naukowe.

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