Paraphysomonas butcheri Pennick & K.J.Clarke 1972

Publication Details
Paraphysomonas butcheri Pennick & K.J.Clarke 1972: 45, figs 1-13

Published in: Pennick, N.C. & Clarke, K.J. (1972). Paraphysomonas butcheri sp. nov. A marine, colourless, scale-bearing member of the Chrysophyceae. British Phycological Journal 7: 45-48, 13 figs.

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Type Species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Paraphysomonas is Paraphysomonas vestita (A.Stokes) De Saedeleer.

Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Lepidochromonas butcheri (Pennick & K.J.Clarke) Kapustin & Guiry.

Type Information
Type locality: "Occurred as a contaminant from a culture isolated from a sample collected from a salt-marsh pool, estuary of the River Stour, Essex, by R.W. Butcher. Culture number LB935/1."; (Pennick & Clarke 1972: 46) Type: Fig. 1, type culture No. LB935/1 in CCAP: x.1956; (Index Nominum Algarum)

General Environment
This is a freshwater species.

Created: 03 September 2002 by Olivia Fitzgerald.

Last updated: 29 July 2019

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 29 July 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 04 October 2022

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