Heteronema ovale Kahl 1928

Publication Details
Heteronema ovale Kahl 1928: 221, fig. 49g

Published in: Kahl, A. (1928). Die Infusorien (Ciliata) der Oldesloer Salzwasserstellen. Archiv für Hydrobiologie 19: 189-246.

Type Species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Heteronema is Heteronema marinum Dujardin.

Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Neometanema ovale (Kahl) Won J.Lee & A.G.B.Simpson.

Type Information
Germany: Bad Oldesloe;

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), oval, elliptical, i.e., broadest at the middle, the sides curved and length:breadth generally 2:1 (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 18 December 2002 by Andy Taylor.

Last updated: 26 May 2020

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 26 May 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 23 February 2024

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