Imantonia rotunda N.Reynolds 1974

Publication Details
Imantonia rotunda N.Reynolds 1974: 429, 430, figs 1-7

Published in: Reynolds, N. (1974). Imantonia rotunda gen. et sp. nov., a new member of the Haptophyceae. British Phycological Journal 9(4): 429-434, 7 figs, 1 table.

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Type Species
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Imantonia.

Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Dicrateria rotunda (N.Reynolds) El M.Bendif & I.Probert.

Type Information
Type locality: 76°20'N, 13°58'E; (Reynolds 1974: 430) Holotype: fig. 1: 29 August 1968; surface water (temperature: 6°C); (Reynolds 1974: 430) Notes: southwest of Spitsbergen (INA).

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), almost circular, with length breadth ratio of about 6 to 5 (Stearn 1983).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

emend. J.C. Green & Pienaar (Edvardsen et al. 2011).

Created: 28 August 2002 by Olivia Fitzgerald.

Last updated: 23 September 2019

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