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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 [Wysotzki, Wyssotzki].

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."

"The alga is named in honour of Prof. Dr Øjvind Moestrup, who has made many significant contributions to phycology..."

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Source of current name
Andersen, R.A., Graf, L, Malakhov, Y. & Yoon, H.S. (2017). Rediscovery of the Ochromonas type species Ochromonas triangulata (Chrysophyceae) from its type locality (Lake Veysove, Donetsk region, Ukraine. Phycologia 56(6): 591-604, 30 figs.

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

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