Mallomonas Perty
Mallomoniadaceae (ref. ID; 7657)

Synonym Pseudomallomonas Chodat (ref. ID; 1618)

[ref. ID; 1618]
Body elongated; with silicious scales and often spines; 2 chromatophores rod-shaped; fresh water. (ref. ID; 1618)

[ref. ID; 3490]
The solitary ovoid or fusiform cell is covered with numerous minute circular or oval siliceous scales, which usually carry a long spine and are characteristic to the species. The chromatophores are generally two, elongate, and situated laterally, while a single ovoid one rarely in the center of the cell. (ref. ID; 3490)


Mallomonas acaroides Perty (ref. ID; 3490), Perty em. Ivan (ref. ID; 3380) or Perty em. Ivanov (ref. ID; 4822, 7657)
Description; The ovoidal species having two chromatophores. The minute organism 25-27 um long bore rather short spines on the entire surface of the cell. (ref. ID; 3490)
The tripartite scales are variable in shape and structure. The scale with smooth shield and some flange struts. Another scale has more developed struts which occupy the shield as well as the flange. Two types of bristles were found. The helmet and serrated bristles, the simple serrated bristle without helmet tip. (ref. ID; 4822)
Measurements; Scales size 4.7 x 3.6 um. (ref. ID; 4822)
Body scales 3.2-5.6 x 6.5 um. (ref. ID; 7657)
Mallomonas akrokomos Puttner in Pascher (ref. ID; 7657) reported author and year? (ref. ID; 3717)
Measurements; Apical scales 1.8 x 4.1-4.4 um, body scales 1.6-1.8 x 2.6-3.1 um. (ref. ID; 7657)
Mallomonas alpina Pascher & Ruttner, 1913 (ref. ID; 4822) reported year? (ref. ID; 4878) or Pascher & Ruttner em. Asmund & Kristiansen (ref. ID; 7657)
See; Mallomonas tonsurata var. alpina (ref. ID; 4822)
Measurements; Body scales 2.0-3.7 x 4.1-6.0 um, posterior scales 2.2-2.6 x 3.0-3.6 um, bristles 9.0-10.0 um long. (ref. ID; 7657)
Mallomonas annulata (Bradley) Harris (ref. ID; 7657)
Measurements; Body scales 1.4-2.3 x 2.3-2.9 um, posterior scales 1.2 x 1.9 um, bristle 6.0 um. (ref. ID; 7657)
Mallomonas areolata Nygaard (ref. ID; 7657)
Measurements; Body scales 3.7-4.3 x 4.9-5.5 um. (ref. ID; 7657)
Mallomonas calceolus Bradley (ref. ID; 7657)
Measurements; Scale dimension 1.8-2.8 um. (ref. ID; 7657)
Mallomonas caudata Ivanov em. Krieger (ref. ID; 7657) or Iwanoff (ref. ID; 3490)
Description; This is elongate ovoid as long as 40-60 um and has two chromatophores and many slender spines on the surface of the cell. (ref. ID; 3490)
Measurements; Body scales 5.7-6.5 x 7.3-7.5 um, posterior scales 4.8-5.0 x 6.8-7.7 um, bristles 15 um. (ref. ID; 7657)
Mallomonas costata Durrschmidt (ref. ID; 7657)
Measurements; Body scales 3.0-3.3 x 4.4-4.8 um. (ref. ID; 7657)
Mallomonas corymbosa Asmund & Hilliard (ref. ID; 7657)
Measurements; Body scales 3.3-3.6 x 5.0-5.9 um, twisted body bristle 35.0 um long, other bristles 9.2-9.5 um. (ref. ID; 7657)
Mallomonas crassisquama (Asmund) Fott (ref. ID; 7657)
Measurements; Body scales 2.7-4.0 x 4.9-6.0 um, spine-bearing rear scales 3.0 x 4.0 um, helmet bristle 22.5 um long. (ref. ID; 7657)
Mallomonas cyathellata Wujek & Asmund (ref. ID; 7657)
Measurements; Domeless body scales 25-40 x 20-26 um. No rear scales with appendages ("cyathi") observed. (ref. ID; 7657)
Mallomonas elongata Reverdin (ref. ID; 7657)
Measurements; Scales 3.5-5.0 x 6.5-7.7 um, bristle 23.8 um. (ref. ID; 7657)
Mallomonas fastigata Zacharias (ref. ID; 3345, 3380, 3490)
Description; The elongate fusiform species as long as 50-70 um and having two chromatophores and numerous long spines. (ref. ID; 3490)
Mallomonas grata Takahashi (ref. ID; 7657)
Measurements; Collar scale 2.1 x 2.9 um, body scales 2.1 x 2.9-3.3 um. (ref. ID; 7657)
Mallomonas heterospina Lund (ref. ID; 3703, 7657)
Measurements; Body scale 3.1 x 4.0 um, rear scale 1.5 x 2.4 um. (ref. ID; 7657)
Mallomonas litomosa Stokes (ref. ID; 1618)
Description; Scales very delicate, needle-like projections at both ends; flagellum as long as body. (ref. ID; 1618)
Measurements; 24-32 by 8 um. (ref. ID; 1618)
Mallomonas mangofera Harris & Bradley (ref. ID; 7657)
Measurements; Collar scales 2.6-2.7 x 5.7-6.3 um, body scales 1.4-2.9 x 2.5-4.2 um, posterior scales 2.0-2.3 x 2.8-3.8 um. (ref. ID; 7657)
Mallomonas mangofera f. gracilis Durrschmidt (ref. ID; 7657)
Measurements; Body scales 1.6-2.2 x 2.5-3.1 um, rear scale 1 x 1.5 um. (ref. ID; 7657)
Mallomonas matvienkoae (Matvienko) Asmund & Kristiansen (ref. ID; 7657)
Remarks; A scale with two proximal big holes surrounded by numerous small holes. More than one big hole is a feature characteristic of M. matvienkoae var. grandis Durrschmidt & Cronberbg (1989). However, that variety is described with very large scales, 8-9 x 5-5.5 um, whereas the present material is only 4.5 x 3 um, i.e. similar in size to var. mativenkoae. Thus there are transitions between these two varieties. (ref. ID; 7657)
Measurements; Scale dimensions 2.7-3.2 x 4.0-4.8 um, bristle 11 um. (ref. ID; 7657)
Mallomonas oviformis Nygaard (ref. ID; 7657)
Measurements; Scale dimensions 2.9-4.2 x 4.5-5.9 um. (ref. ID; 7657)
Mallomonas papillosa Harris & Bradley (ref. ID; 7657)
Measurements; Scale dimension 1.4-1.6 x 2.5-3.2 um. (ref. ID; 7657)
Mallomonas parvula Durrschmidt (ref. ID; 7657)
Measurements; Scale dimension 1.2-1.3 x 1.9-2.1 um. (ref. ID; 7657)
Mallomonas peronoides (Harris) Momeu & Peterfi (ref. ID; 7657)
Measurements; Scale dimension 3.1 x 5.0 um. (ref. ID; 7657)
Mallomonas punctifera Korshikov (ref. ID; 7657)
Measurements; Apical scales 3.7 x 4.5 um, body scales 3.8-4.6 x 4.7-6.7 um, posterior scales 2.4-3.5 x 4.4-6.1 um, bristle 2.1 um. (ref. ID; 7657)
Mallomonas portae-ferreae Peterfi & Asmund (ref. ID; 7657)
Measurements; Body scales 2.7-4.6 x 5.2-7.2 um. (ref. ID; 7657)
Mallomonas tonsurata Teiling (ref. ID; 3490, 7657)
Description; The species is small and ellipsoid, contains a single chromatophore and bears a small number of spines on the anterior half of the cell. (ref. ID; 3490)
Measurements; The examined specimens were as long as 15-17 um and as broad as 10 um and had 15-16 siliceous spines of a length of about 30 um. (ref. ID; 3490)
Body scales 2.1-3.8 x 3.1-5.8 um, posterior scales 1.8-2.5 x 2.5-4.0 um, bristles 8.1-12.9 um. (ref. ID; 7657)
Mallomonas tonsurata Teiling emend. Krieger var. alpina (Pascher, Ruttner) Krieger (ref. ID; 4822)
Syn; Mallomonas alpina Pascher & Ruttner, 1913 (ref. ID; 4822); Mallomonas monograptus Harris & Bradley, 1960 (ref. ID; 4822)
Description; Tripartite scales with prominent V-rib and equally distributed perforation. Scale size: 3.9-2.5 um. Bristles serrated, tapering, about 10 um long. (ref. ID; 4822)