Description: Nicholls, K. H. (1982): Mallomonas species (Chrysophyceae) from Ontario, Canada, including descriptions of two new species. - Nova Hedwigia 36: 89-124.
Basionym: Wujek, D. E. & Van der Veer, J. (1976): Scaled Chrysophytes from the Netherlands including a description of a new variety. – Acta Bot. Neerl. 25: 179-190
Autecology: pH indifferent, prefers cold water.
Distribution: cosmopolitan, widely distributed.