Rapaza viridis A.Yamaguchi, N.Yubuki & B.S.Leander 2012
Rapaza viridis A.Yamaguchi, N.Yubuki & B.S.Leander 2012: 15
Published in: Yamaguchi, A., Yubuk, N. & Leander, B.S. (2012). Morphostasis in a novel eukaryote illuminates the evolutionary transition from phagotrophy to phototrophy: description of Rapaza viridis n. gen. et sp. (Euglenozoa, Euglenida). BMC Evolutionary Biology 12(29): 1-16.
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Rapaza.
Status of Name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Type locality: "Pachena Beach, Bamfield, British Columbia, Canada"; (Yamaguchi, Yubuk & Leander 2012: 15) Notes: "Both resin-embedded cells used for TEM and cells on gold sputter-coated SEM stubs have been deposited in the Beaty Biodiversity Research Centre (Marine Invertebrate Collection; accession number MI-PR113) at the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada. All figures in the manuscript are based on the authentic culture, and Figure 1A has been selected as the holotype. A sequence of the small subunit rRNA gene is deposited as GenBank Accession No. AB679269)."
Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), green (Stearn 1973).
This is a marine species.
Created: 30 December 2017 by M.D. Guiry.
Last updated: 30 December 2017
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 30 December 2017. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 04 June 2023