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Geminigera cryophila (D.L.Taylor & C.C.Lee) D.R.A.Hill 1991

Publication details
Geminigera cryophila (D.L.Taylor & C.C.Lee) D.R.A.Hill 1991: 181, fig. 2

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 Geminigera.

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

Cryptomonas cryophila D.L.Taylor & C.C.Lee

Type information
Type locality: Antarctica: Weddell Sea (Index Nominum Algarum). Type: Fig. 1: C.C. Lee; ii. 1968; beneath pack ice. (Index Nominum Algarum

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Cryptomonas cryophila D.L.Taylor & C.C.Lee 1971

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.

Johnson, M.D., Tengs, T., Oldach, D. & Stoecker, D.K. (2006). Sequestration, performance, and functional control of cryptophyte plastids in the cillate Myrionecta rubra (Ciliophora). Journal of Phycology 42: 1235-1246.

Scott, F.J. & van den Hoff, J. (2005). Cryptophytes. In: Antarctic marine protists. (Scott, F.J. & Marchant, H.J. Eds), pp. 317-323. Canberra & Hobart: Australian Biological Resources Study; Australian Antarctic Division.

Throndsen, J. (1996). The planktonic marine flagellates. In: Identifying marine phytoplankton. (Tomas, C.R. Eds), pp. 591-730. San Diego: Academic Press.

van den Hoff, J., Bell, E. & Whittock, L. (2020). Dimorphism in the Antarctic cryptophyte Geminigera cryophila (Cryptophyceae). Journal of Phycology 56(4): 1028-1038.

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van den Hoff, J., Bell, E. & Whittock, L. (2020). Dimorphism in the Antarctic cryptophyte Geminigera cryophila (Cryptophyceae). Journal of Phycology 56(4): 1028-1038.

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