Original paper

The aerial epiphytic stomatocyst flora (Chrysophyceae and Synurophyceae) of mosses from Primavera Station, Antarctica

Coradeghini, Andrea; Vigna, María Susana

Nova Hedwigia Band 86 Heft 3-4 (2008), p. 401 - 417

published: May 1, 2008

DOI: 10.1127/0029-5035/2008/0086-0401

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Abstract

We analysed the epiphytic stomatocyst flora (Chrysophyceae and Synurophyceae) of wet mosses from Antarctica by electron microscopy. Sixteen of the eighteen morphotypes studied are new to science. The cyst of Paraphysomonas vestita ssp. truncata is described for the first time.