Bigelowiella natans Moestrup 2001
Bigelowiella natans Moestrup in Moestrup & Sengco 2001: 625, fig. 1-16
Published in: Moestrup, Ø. & Sengco, M. (2001). Ultrastructural studies on Bigelowiella natans, gen. et sp. nov., a chlorarachniophyte flagellate. Journal of Phycology 37: 624-646.
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Bigelowiella.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Type locality: Sargasso Sea (Moestrup & Sengco 2001: 625). Holotype: Botanical Museum, Copenhagen University M-2000-1 (Moestrup & Sengco 2001: 625).
Origin of species name
Participle (Latin), swimming, floating on or under the surface of the water (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
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.
Gile, G.H., Stern, R.F., James, E.R. & Keeling, P.J. (2010). DNA barcoding of chlorarachniophytes using nucleomorph ITS sequences . 46(4): 743-750.
Gilson, P.R., Su, V. Slamovits, C.H., Reith, M.E., Keeling, P.J. & McFadden, G.I. (2006). Complete nucleotide sequence of the chlorarachniophyte nucleomorph: nature's smallest nucleus. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 103: 9566-9571.
Leblond, J.D., Dahmen, J.L., Seipelt, R.L., Elrod-Erickson, M.J., Kincaid, R., Howard, J.C., Evens, T.J. & Chapman, P.J. (2005). Lipid composition of chlorarachniophytes (Chlorarachniophyceae) from the genera Bigelowiella, Gymnochlora and Lotharella. Journal of Phycology 41: 311-321.
Created: 14 August 2003 by Elizabeth Moran
Verified by: 26 April 2011 by M.D. Guiry
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Moestrup, Ø. & Sengco, M. (2001). Ultrastructural studies on Bigelowiella natans, gen. et sp. nov., a chlorarachniophyte flagellate. Journal of Phycology 37: 624-646.
Yoo, Y.D. & Palenik, B. (2021). Growth and grazing of the chlorarachniophyte Bigelowiella natans (Chlorarachniophyceae) on the marine cyanobacterium Synechococcus. Phycologia 60(4): 375-383.
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 26 October 2021.