Micromonas squamata Manton & Parke 1960

Publication Details
Micromonas squamata Manton & Parke 1960: 293, figs 1-29

Published in: Manton, I. & Parke, M. (1960). Further observations on small green flagellates with reference to possible relatives to Chromulina pusilla Butcher. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom 45: 214-255.

Type Species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Micromonas is Micromonas pusilla (Butcher) Manton & Parke.

Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Mantoniella squamata (Manton & Parke) Desikachary.

Type Information
Type locality: England: Brancaster Salt Marsh; (Index Nominum Algarum) Type: E.A. George (isolator); viii. 1951; (Index Nominum Algarum) Notes: Type culture Cambridge no. 1965/I (INA).

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), furnished with scales (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 26 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 24 March 2020

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G.M. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 24 March 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 08 December 2023

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