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Cryptomonas borealis Skuja

Publication details
Cryptomonas borealis Skuja 1956: 347, pl. LX [60]: figs 17-24

Published in: Skuja, H. (1956). Taxonomische und biologische Studien über das Phytoplankton schwedischer Binnengewässer. Nova Acta Regiae Societatis Scientiarum Upsaliensis, Series 4 16(3): 1-404.

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Cryptomonas is Cryptomonas ovata Ehrenberg.

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

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), north, northern (Stearn 1973).

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Cryptomonas elongata J.Schiller 1957
Cryptomonas inaequalis J.Schiller 1957
Cryptomonas ornatofaux J.Schiller 1957
Cryptomonas ovata var. sursumexstans J.Schiller 1957
Cryptomonas rusti J.Schiller 1957
Cryptomonas skujae H.Ettl 1966
Pseudocryptomonas americana C.E.M.Bicudo & Tell 1988

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Diagnosis emended By Hoef-Emden & Melkonian (2003: 397).

Type information
Type locality: Sweden: Gardefjarden, Lushavet, Norrviken (Silva 1996-to date). Lectoype: Permanent slide taken from strain M1083 (epitype) (Hoef-Emden & Melkonian 2003: 397). Notes: Lectotype: Skuja 1956, Nova Acta Reg. Soc. Sci. Upsal. Ser IV, 80: pl. LX, fig. 17: Epitype: slide of strain M1083 and deposited at CCAC uder the designation CRYP.E006 (designated by Hoef-Emden & Melkonian (2003: 397).

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Key references
Hoef-Emden, K. & Melkonian, M. (2003). Revision of the genus Cryptomonas (Cryptophyceae): a combination of molecular phylogeny and morphology provides insights into a long-hidden dimorphism. Protist 154: 371-409, 34 figs, 4 tables.

Javornicky, P. (2014). Light microscopical observations of the sigmoid species of the genus Cryptomonas Ehrenberg (Cryptophyceae) and their eventual pyrenoids. Acta Musei Silesiae Scientiarum Naturalium 62: 1-24, 61 figs.

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