Cryptochrysis virescens Butcher
Cryptochrysis virescens Butcher 1952: 187, pl. II : figs 46, 47
Published in: Butcher, R.W. (1952). Contributions to knowledge of the smaller marine algae. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom 31: 175-191, 2 pls.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Chroomonas virescens (Butcher) Butcher
Origin of species name
Participle (Latin), becoming green (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a brackish species.
Type locality: "Isolated on one occasion from the River Crouch, Essex [England]." (Butcher 1952: 187).
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
Butcher, R.W. (1967). An introductory account of the smaller algae of British coastal waters. Part IV: Cryptophyceae. Fisheries Investigations, London, series IV 1967: [i]-vi, -54, 22 pls.
Created: 07 June 2005 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 19 March 2017 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. 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 18 January 2020.