Plant Systematics and Evolution

, Volume 164, Issue 1, pp 209–214

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

Authors

  • Hans R. Preisig
    • Institut für Systematische BotanikUniversität Zürich
Article

DOI: 10.1007/BF00940438

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