Cryptomonas gyropyrenoidosa Hoef-Emden & Melkonian 2003

Publication Details
Cryptomonas gyropyrenoidosa Hoef-Emden & Melkonian 2003: 399, 400, fig. 34

Published in: Hoef-Emden, K. & Melkonian, M. (2003). Revision of the genus Cryptomonas (Cryptophyceae): a combination of molecular phylogeny and morphology provides insights into a long-hidden dimorphism. Protist 154: 371-409, 34 figs, 4 tables.

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Publication date: 17 October 2003

Type Species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Cryptomonas is Cryptomonas ovata Ehrenberg.

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

Type Information
Type locality: Dorpetalsperre nearby Remscheid, Germany ; (Hoef-Emden & Melkonian 2003: 400) Holotype: B. Marin; 1993; CCAC; CRYP.H.002 (Hoef-Emden & Melkonian 2003: 399, 400) Notes: Holotype: Permanent slide taken from strain M1079.

General Environment
This is a freshwater species.

Campylomorph cells flattened, in ventral view elliptical to broad elliptical; anteriorly oblique with apex to the left, subapically notched on the right side. In left or right lateral view, biconvex with oblique apex flattened to the ventral side and rounded antapex. Plastid in apical view twisted to the right of the cell, with four pyrenoids, anterior pair in the right and left half of the cell, posterior pair in ventral and dorsal half. Cells (absolute minimal and maximal values of strains) 19-27 long, 12-17 wide and 10-14 thick. Cryptomorph not known.

Created: 05 March 2007 by G.M. Guiry.

Last updated: 08 January 2014

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 08 January 2014. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 16 June 2024

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