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Mantoniella squamata (Manton & Parke) Desikachary 1972

Publication details
Mantoniella squamata (Manton & Parke) Desikachary 1972: 447, pl. 1: fig. 1

Published in: Desikachary, T.V. (1972). Notes on Volvocales - I. Current Science (Bangalore) 41: 445-447.

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

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Micromonas squamata Manton & Parke

Type information
Type locality: England: Brancaster Salt Marsh (Index Nominum Algarum). Type: E.A. George (isolator); viii. 1951; (Index Nominum Algarum Notes: Type culture Cambridge no. 1965/I (INA).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), furnished with scales (Stearn 1985).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Micromonas squamata Manton & Parke 1960

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Latasa, M., Scharek, R., Le Gall, F. & Guillou, L. (2004). Pigment suites and taxonomic groups in Prasinophyceae. Journal of Phycology 40(6): 1149-1155, 3 tables.

LeRoi, J.-M. & Hallegraeff, G.M. (2006). Scale-bearing nanoflagellates from Southern Tasmania coastal waters, Australia. II. Species of Chrysophyceae (Chrysophyta), Prymnesiophyceae (Haptophyta, excluding Chrysochromulina) and Prasinophyceae (Chlorophyta). Botanica Marina 49(3): 216-235, 28 figs, 2 tables.

Marchant, H.J. (2005). Prasinophytes. In: Antarctic marine protists. (Scott, F.J. & Marchant, H.J. Eds) Canberra & Hobart: Australian Biological Resources Study; Australian Antarctic Division.

Marchant, H.J., Buck, K.R., Garrison, D.L. & Thomsen, H.A. (1989). Mantoniella in Antarctic waters including the description of M. antarctica sp. nov. (Prasinophyceae). Journal of Phycology 25(1): 167-174.

Throndsen, J. (1996). The planktonic marine flagellates. In: Identifying marine phytoplankton. (Tomas, C.R. Eds), pp. 591-730. San Diego: Academic Press.

Toepel, J., Langner, U. & Wilhelm, C. (2005). Combination of flow cytometry and single cell absorption spectroscopy to study the phytoplankton structure and to calculate the chl a specific absorption coefficients at the taxon level. Journal of Phycology 41(6): 1099-1109.

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Barlow, S.B. & Cattolico, R.A. (1980). Fine structure of the scale-covered green flagellate Mantoniella squamata (Manton et Parke) Desikachary. British Phycological Journal 15: 321-333, 30 figs.
Lee, C.M., Osterbauer, N., Jiao, S. & Fawley, M.W. (1992). Note: Cytoplasmic biosynthesis of light-harvesting polypeptides in the green flagellate Mantoniella squamata (Micromonadophyceae). Journal of Phycology 28: 309-311, 2 figs.
Moestrup, Ø. (1990). Scale structure in Mantoniella squamata, with some comments on the phylogeny of the Prasinophyceae (Chlorophyta). Phycologia 29: 437-442.
Shaller, S., Latowski, D., Jemiola-Rzeminska, M., Quaas, T., Wilheim, C., Strzalka, K. & Goss, R. (2012). The investigation of violaxanthin de-epoxidation in the primitive green alga Mantoniella squamata (Prasinophyceae) indicates mechanistic differences in xanthophyll conversion to higher plants. Phycologia 51(4): 359-370.
Wilhelm, C. (1987). The existence of chlorophyll c in the chl b-containing, light-harvesting complex of the green alga Mantoniella squamata (Prasinophyceae). Botanica Acta 101: 7-11.

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