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Hymenomonas roseola

Classification: ntax_cenozoic -> Coccolithales -> Hymenomonadaceae -> Hymenomonas -> Hymenomonas roseola
Sister taxa: H. coronata, H. globosa, H. lacuna, H. roseola, H. krejcigrafii, H. sp.


Citation: Hymenomonas roseola Stein, 1878
Rank: Species
Synonyms: Synonymy according to Schiller (1930), Braarud (1954) and Preisig (2002). NB H. prenantii Lecal 1965 is now considered to be a synonym of Gyromitus disomatus Skuja and so not a coccolithophore, see Nicholls (1979), Preisig (2002).

Distinguishing features:
Parent taxon (Hymenomonas): Coccoliths with serated distal margin
This taxon: Freshwater - coccoliths almost identical to those of H. globosa

Farinacci & Howe catalog pages: H. roseola [no catalog entry yet], Pontosphaera stagnicola, H. coccolithophora * , Hymenomonas danubiensis, H. flava * , H. scherfelli [no catalog entry yet]

Cultures: strains of this species are maintained in culture, for details see Roscoff culture collection.

Ecology & Biogeography: Freshwater - this is the only definite freshwater coccolithophore, see Braarud (1954), Manton & Peterfi (1969), Preisig (2002).

Search data:
TagsLITHS: murolith, elliptical, CA: vacant,
CSPH: equant, monomorphic,
MetricsLith size: 1->2µm; Segments: 12->14; Coccosphere size: 13->15µm;
Data source notes: RCC
The morphological data given here can be used on the advanced search page. See also these notes

Geological Range:
Last occurrence (top): Extant Data source: present in the plankton (Young et al. 2003)
First occurrence (base): within No known fossil record modern (0.00-0.00Ma, base in "Holocene" stage). Data source: [JRY rough estimate]

Plot of occurrence data:


Braarud, T. (1954). Coccolith morphology and taxonomic position of Hymenomonas roseola Stein and Syracosphaera carterae Braarud & Fagerland. Nytt Magasin for Botanikk. 3: 1-4. gs

Chodat, R. & Rosillo, A. R. (1925). Sur une coccolithophoridée d'eau douce. Compte Rendu des Séances de la Société de Physique et d'Histoire Naturelle de Genéve. 42: 51-53. gs V O

Conrad, W. (1928). Sur les Coccolithophoracées d'eau douce. Archiv für Protistenkunde. 63: 58-66. gs

Kamptner, E. (1928b). Über eine Coccolithophoride sua der "Alten Donau" bei Wien, nebst einigen systematischen Bemerkungen. Archiv für Protistenkunde. 61: 38-44. gs

Lecal, J. (1965c). Un nouvel Hymenomonas: H. prenantii n. sp. [Coccolithophoridés]. Annales de Limnologie. 1: 155-162. gs

Mills, J. T. (1975). Hymenomonas coronata sp. nov., a new coccolithophorid from the Texas coast. Journal of Phycology. 11: 149-154. gs

Nicholls, K. H. (1979). Is Hymenomonas prenanti Lecal (Prymnesiophyceae) really the colourless flagellate Gyromitus disomatus Skuja? Phycologia. 18(4): 420-423. gs

Preisig, H. (2002). Phylum Haptophyta (Prymnesiophyta). In, John, D. M., Whitton, B. A. & Brook, A. J. (eds) The freshwater algal flora of the British Isles : an identification guide to freshwater and terrestrial algae. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge 211-213. gs

Schiller, J. (1930). Coccolithineae. In, Rabenhorst, L. (ed.) Kryptogamen-Flora von Deutschland, Österreich und der Schweiz. Akademische Verlagsgesellschaft, Leipzig 89-267. gs

Stokes, A. C. (1888). Notices of new Infusoria flagellata from American fresh waters. Journal of the Royal Microscopical Society. 1888: 698-704. gs V O

von Stein, F. R. (1878). Der Organismus der Infusionsthiere nach eigenen Forschungen in systematischer Reihenfolge bearbeitet. Engelmann, Leipzig. 154-154. gs


Hymenomonas roseola compiled by Jeremy R. Young, Paul R. Bown, Jacqueline A. Lees viewed: 22-1-2022

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