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Acanthoeca spectabilis W.N.Ellis 1930

Publication details
Acanthoeca spectabilis W.N.Ellis 1930: 77, figs 5, 5 a

Published in: Ellis, W.N. (1930). Recent researches on the Choanoflagellata (Craspedomonadines) (fresh-water and marine) with description of new genera and species. Annales de la Société Royale Zoologique de Belgique 60: 49-88.

Type species
This is the type species (lectotype) of the genus Acanthoeca.

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

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), spectacular.

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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Key references
Al-Qassab, S., Lee, W.J., Murray, S., Simpson, A.G.B. & Patterson, D.J. (2002). Flagellates from stromatolites and surrounding sediments in Shark Bay, Western Australia. Acta Protozoologica 41: 91-144, 20 figs.

Created: 13 March 2006 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 26 May 2020 by M.D. Guiry

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References
(Please note: only references with the binomials in the title are included. The information is from the Literature database.)

Hara, S. & Takahashi, E. (1984). Re-investigation of Polyoeca dichotoma and Acanthoeca spectabilis (Acanthoecidae: Choanoflagellida). Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom 64: 819-827.

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