Plant Systematics and Evolution

, Volume 164, Issue 1, pp 209–214

Mallomonas alphaphora (Chrysophyceae), a new species from Western Australia

  • Hans R. Preisig
Article

DOI: 10.1007/BF00940438

Cite this article as:
Preisig, H.R. Plant Syst Evol (1989) 164: 209. doi:10.1007/BF00940438

Abstract

A new species ofMallomonas, M. alphaphora (Chrysophyceae), was found in freshwater ponds in the Perth region, Western Australia. It is distinguished from other species ofMallomonas by its very distinctive scale and bristle morphology and is placed in a new section,Alphaphorae, of the genusMallomonas.

Key words

AlgaeChrysophyceae (Synurophyceae)MallomonadaceaeMallomonas alphaphoraElectron microscopyphytoplanktonscale-bearing flagellatetaxonomy

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Hans R. Preisig
    • 1
  1. 1.Institut für Systematische BotanikUniversität ZürichZürichSwitzerland