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Neorhodella cyanea (C.Billard & J.Fresnel) J.Scott, A.Yokoyama, C.Billard, J.Fresnel & J.A.West

Publication details
Neorhodella cyanea (C.Billard & J.Fresnel) J.Scott, A.Yokoyama, C.Billard, J.Fresnel & J.A.West 2009: 136

Published in: Scott, J.L., Yokoyama, A., Hara, Y. & West, J.A. (2009). Corrigendum: Correction to paper by Joseph L. Scott, Akiko Yokoyama, Yoshiaki Hara and John A. West. Phycologia 48(2): 136.
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Publication date: 2009

Type species
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Neorhodella.

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

Basionym
Rhodella cyanea C.Billard & J.Fresnel

Type information
Type locality: Porte de Menton, Mediterranean France (Billard & Fresnel 1986: 271). Holotype: Fig. 6 (epitype) (Billard & Fresnel 1986: 271). Notes: Isotype: NSW 763986. Type culture: CCAP 1346/1, Culture Collection of Algae and Protozoa, SAMS Research Service Ltd. Dunstaffnage Marine Laboratory, Dunbeg, Argyll, PA37 1QA, UK. The culture also is AC125 at Algobank, University of Caen, France. Cryopreserved culture: Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences, PO Box 475, 180 McKown Point Road, West Boothbay Harbor, ME 04575 USA. The sample is permanently stored at -130°C. Original culture of the type specimen collected in August 1980 ( Scott et al. 2008: 561).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), dark blue.

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Rhodella cyanea C.Billard & J.Fresnel 1986

Nomenclatural notes
Invalid when first introduced (Scott et al. 2008); validated by Scott et al. (2009). - (24 Dec 2008) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Description
Spherical cells between 22 and 40 µm in diameter. A large, peripheral blue-green chloroplast with multiple lobes extending from cell periphery to cell center. Lobes can be fused at different regions along their extensions. Multiple pyrenoids at the innermost, perinuclear ends of lobes. Pyrenoids contain a small number of thylakoids with sparse opposed phycobilisomes. Peripheral thylakoid absent. Central nucleus. Nuclear invaginations into pyrenoids absent. Golgi bodies restricted to perinuclear region. Low molecular weight carbohydrate is mannitol.

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Key references
Athanasiadis, A. (2016). Phycologia Europaea Rhodophyta Vol. I. pp. [i]-xxxxviii, 1-762. Thessaloniki: Published and distributed by the author.

Athanasiadis, A. (2016). Phycologia Europaea Rhodophyta Vol. I. pp. [i]-xxxxviii, 1-762. Thessaloniki: Published and distributed by the author.

Scott, J., Yokoyama, A., Billard, C., Fresnel, J., Hara, Y., K.A. West, K.A. & West, J.A. (2008). Neorhodella cyanea, a new genus in the Rhodellophyceae (Rhodophyta). 47: 560-572.

Created: 24 December 2008 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 30 January 2017 by M.D. Guiry

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Scott, J., Yokoyama, A., Billard, C., Fresnel, J., Hara, Y., K.A. West, K.A. & West, J.A. (2008). Neorhodella cyanea, a new genus in the Rhodellophyceae (Rhodophyta). 47: 560-572.

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