Algae. 1998; 13(3): 275-282.
Floristic and Taxonomic Accounts of the Genus Strombomonas (Euglenophyceae) from Korean Fresh Waters
Jun Tae Kim, Sung Min Boo
Department of Biology, Chungnam National University
This paper deals with descriptions, illustrations and key to identify eight taxa of the genus Strombomonas collected from 29 sites of Korean fresh waters. Of these, Five taxa are recorded for the first time in Korean euglenoid flora: S. rotunda, S. scabra var. ovata, S. subcurvata, S. verrucosa var. borystensis, S. verrucosa var. obovata. Three taxa are cosmopolitan, whereas S. napiformis var. brevicollis, S. rotunda, S. subcurvata, S. verrucosa var. borysthensis, S. verrucosa var. obovata are the rare taxa in the world.
Keywords : Euglenophyceae, flora, fresh water, Korea, strombomonas, taxonomy