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Petalomonas sphagnophila Christen 1962

Publication details
Petalomonas sphagnophila Christen in Kasputin & al. 1962: 174 (German), 196 (Latin), pl. III [3]: figs 1, 2, 14

Published in: Kapustin, D.A., Philippov, D.A., Sokolova, I.V. & Gusev, E.S. (2017). Petalomonas sphagnophila (Euglenophyta, Petalomonadales), a new euglenophyte species for Russia. Novosti Sistematiki Nizshikh Rastenii 50: 112-119.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Petalomonas is Petalomonas abscissa (Dujardin) F.Stein.

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

Type information
Type locality: Switzerland: Kanton Z├╝rich; Jura (Index Nominum Algarum).

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Petalomonas polytaphrena Skuja 1964

Nomenclatural notes
Validated by Kasputin et al. (2017: 116): no type was designated by Christen (1962) and Kasputin et al. (2017: 116) dessignated pl. III: fig. 1 in Christen (1962) as holotype. - (14 Nov 2017) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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

Schnepf, E., Schlegel, I. & Hepperle, D. (2002). Petalomonas sphagnophila (Euglenophyta) and its endocytobiotic cyanobacteria: a unique form of symbiosis. Phycologia 41(2): 153-157.

Starmach, K. (1983). Euglenophyta - Eugleniny Vol. 3 Flora slodkowodna polski [Euglenophyta Volume 3 Freshwater flora of Poland]. pp. [1]-594. Warszawa: Panstwowe Wydawnictwo Naukowe. [in Polish]

Wołowski, K. (2011). Euglenophyta (Euglenoids). In: The freshwater algal flora of the British Isles. An identification guide to freshwater and terrestrial algae. Second edition. (John, D.M., Whitton, B.A. & Brook, A.J. Eds), pp. 181-239. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

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Kapustin, D.A., Philippov, D.A., Sokolova, I.V. & Gusev, E.S. (2017). Petalomonas sphagnophila (Euglenophyta, Petalomonadales), a new euglenophyte species for Russia. Novosti Sistematiki Nizshikh Rastenii 50: 112-119.
Schnepf, E., Schlegel, I. & Hepperle, D. (2002). Petalomonas sphagnophila (Euglenophyta) and its endocytobiotic cyanobacteria: a unique form of symbiosis. Phycologia 41(2): 153-157.

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