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Teleaulax acuta (Butcher) D.R.A.Hill 1991

Publication details
Teleaulax acuta (Butcher) D.R.A.Hill 1991: 177, fig. 6, 16-24

Published in: Hill, D.R.A. (1991). A revised circumscription of Cryptomonas (Cryptophyceae) based on examination of Australian strains. Phycologia 30: 170-188, 40 figs, 2 tables.
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Type species
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Teleaulax.

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

Basionym
Cryptomonas acuta Butcher

Type information
Type locality: Isolated both from the River Crouch [Essex, England] and the Conway [Wales] tanks, but apparently not common. (Butcher 1952: 188).

Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), acute, pointed; i.e. narrowing gradually and making an angle of less than 90° (Stearn 1985).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Cryptomonas acuta Butcher 1952
Rhodomonas acuta (Butcher) Erata & Chihara 1989

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Altenburger, A., Blossom, H.E., Garcia-Cuetos, L., Jakobsen, H.H., Carstensen, J., Lundholm, N., Hansen, P.J., Moestrup, Ø & Haraguchi, L. (2020). Dimorphism in cryptophytes—the case of Teleaulax amphioxeia/ Plagioselmis prolonga and its ecological implications. Science Advances 6(eabb1611): 1-9, 5 figs. 1 table.

Bérard-Therriault, L., Poulin, M. & Bossé, L. (1999). Guide d'identification du phytoplancton marin de l'estuaire et du Golfe du Saint-Laurent incluant également certains protozoaires. Publication Spéciale Canadienne des Sciences Halieutiques et Aquatiques 128: 1-387.

Cerino, F. & Zingone, A. (2007). A survey of cryptomonad diversity and seasonality at a coastal Mediterranean site. European Journal of Phycology 41: 363-378.

Kapustin, D.O. (2015 '2014'). Cryptophyta. In: Algae of Ukraine: diversity, nomenclature, taxonomy, ecology and geography. Volume 4: Charophyta. (Tsarenko, P.M., Wasser, S.P. & Nevo, E. Eds), pp. 501-507. Ruggell: Koeltz Scientific Books.

Novarino, G. (2005). Nanoplankton protists from the wstern Mediterranean Sea. II. Cryptomonads (Cryptophyceae = Cryptomonadea). Scientia Marina 69(1): 47-74, 14 figs.

Percopo, I., Siano, R., Cerino, F., Sarno, D. & Zingone, A. (2011). Phytoplankton diversity during the spring bloom in the northwestern Mediterranean Sea. Botanica Marina 54(3): 243-267.

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