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.

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 1973).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

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

Last updated: 18 October 2020

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 18 October 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 29 September 2023

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