Ochromonas moestrupii R.A.Andersen 2011

Publication Details
Ochromonas moestrupii R.A.Andersen 2011: 601, figs 1-27

Published in: Andersen, R.A. (2011). Ochromonas moestrupii sp. nov. (Chrysophyceae), a new golden flagellate from Australia. Phycologia 50(6): 600-607.

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Publication date: 2011

Type Species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Ochromonas is Ochromonas triangulata Vysotskii.

Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Melkoniania moestrupii (R.A.Andersen) R.A.Andersen.

Type Information
Type locality: Port Philip Bay, Victoria, Australia (approximately 37º51'S 144º55'E); (Andersen 2011: 601) Holotype: NY; plastic TEM block RAA-604 (Andersen 2011: 601) Notes: Isotype: cryopreserved culture CCMP1278. "The designated holotype is the plastic TEM block RAA-604 deposited in the New York Botanical Garden, New York, United States. GenBank Accession numbers U42382 (nuclear SSU rRNA) and EF165174 (plastid encoded rbcL gene) provide molecular characters."

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 09 December 2011 by G.M. Guiry.

Last updated: 27 May 2019

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 27 May 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 26 May 2024

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