Hornellia marina Subrahmanyan 1954
Hornellia marina Subrahmanyan 1954: 200, figs 1-14
Published in: Subrahmanyan, R. (1954). On the life-history and ecology of Hornellia marina gen. et sp. nov. (Chloromonadineae), causing green discoloration of the sea and mortality among marine organisms of the Malabar Coast. Indian Journal of Fisheries 1: 182-203.
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Hornellia.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Chattonella marina (Subrahmanyan) Y.Hara & M.Chihara
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), growing in the sea (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Malabar coasts, India (Demura et al. 2009: 533).
Source of current name
Hara, Y. & Chihara, M. (1982). Ultrastructure and taxonomy of Chattonella (Class Raphidophyceae) in Japan. Japanese Journal of Phycology 30: 47-56.
Throndsen, J. (1996). The planktonic marine flagellates. In: Identifying marine phytoplankton. (Tomas, C.R. Eds), pp. 591-730. San Diego: Academic Press.
Created: 07 June 2005 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 26 November 2019 by Wendy Guiry
Accesses: This record has been accessed by users 458 times since it was created.
Verification of data
Users are responsible for verifying the accuracy of information before use, as noted on the website Content page.
(Please note: only references with the binomials in the title are included. The information is from the Literature database.)
Subrahmanyan, R. (1954). On the life-history and ecology of Hornellia marina gen. et sp. nov. (Chloromonadineae), causing green discoloration of the sea and mortality among marine organisms of the Malabar Coast. Indian Journal of Fisheries 1: 182-203.
Linking to this page: http://www.algaebase.org/search/species/detail/?species_id=70155
Cite this record as:
Wendy Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 27 November 2020.