157,356 species and infraspecific names are in the database, 22,048 images, 60,808 bibliographic items, 456,098 distributional records.

Cryptochrysis virescens Butcher

Publication details
Cryptochrysis virescens Butcher 1952: 187, pl. II [2]: 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.
 Download PDF

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Cryptochrysis is Cryptochrysis commutata Pascher.

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).

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a brackish species.

Type information
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, [1]-54, 22 pls.

Created: 07 June 2005 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 19 March 2017 by M.D. Guiry

Accesses: This record has been accessed by users 178 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.

Linking to this page: http://www.algaebase.org/search/species/detail/?species_id=70159

Citing AlgaeBase
Cite this record as:
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.

SITE © 1996 - 2020 M.D. Guiry. All rights reserved.

Website Design : 249 Design Studio