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Micromonas commoda Baren, Bachy & Worden 2016

Publication details
Micromonas commoda Baren, Bachy & Worden in Baren & al. 2016: 6, fig. 2 b

Published in: Baren, M.J. van, Bachy, C., Reistetter, E.N., Purvine, S.O., Grimwood, J., Sudek, S., Yu, H., Poirier, C., Deerinck, T.J., Kuo, A., Grigoriev I.V., Wong, C.-H., Smith, R.D., Callister, J., Wei, C.-L., Schmutz, J. & Worden, A.Z. (2016). Evidence-based green algalgenomics reveals marine diversity and ancestral characteristicsof land plants. BMC Genomics 17(267): 1-22.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Micromonas is Micromonas pusilla (Butcher) Manton & Parke.

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

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

Taxonomic notes
"Emended diagnosis: Characters of the genus. Flagellumincluding hair point approximately 2.5 m in length. Nucleargenome comprising 17 chromosomes. In ITS2 of the nuclear-encoded rRNA operon, base pair 14 of Helix 2 is A-U insteadof G-C, and base pair 4 of Helix 4 is U-G instead of C-G.Worldwide distribution, often with high abundance." (Simon et al. 2017). - (30 Oct 2017) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.

Key references
Simon, N., Foulon, E., Grulois, D., Six, C., Desdevises, Y., Latimier, M., Le Gall, F., Tragin, M., Houdan, A., Derelle, E., Jouenne, F., Marie, D., Le Panse, S., Vaulot, D. & Marin, B. (2017). Revision of the genus Micromonas Manton et Parke (Chlorophyta, Mamiellophyceae), of the type species M. pusilla (Butcher) Manton & Parke and of the species M. commoda van Baren, Bachy and Worden and description of two new species based on the genetic and phenotypic characterization of cultured isolates. Protist 168(5): 612-635.

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Simon, N., Foulon, E., Grulois, D., Six, C., Desdevises, Y., Latimier, M., Le Gall, F., Tragin, M., Houdan, A., Derelle, E., Jouenne, F., Marie, D., Le Panse, S., Vaulot, D. & Marin, B. (2017). Revision of the genus Micromonas Manton et Parke (Chlorophyta, Mamiellophyceae), of the type species M. pusilla (Butcher) Manton & Parke and of the species M. commoda van Baren, Bachy and Worden and description of two new species based on the genetic and phenotypic characterization of cultured isolates. Protist 168(5): 612-635.

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 22 September 2020.

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