154,917 species and infraspecific names are in the database, 21,111 images, 59,869 bibliographic items, 430,948 distributional records.

Taxonomy Browser

Genus: Pyrocystis

Higher Taxonomy

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Name

Authority  

# Species

 

Empire

Eukaryota

Chatton  

45,297

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Kingdom

Chromista

Cavalier-Smith  

24,376

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Subkingdom

Harosa (supergroup SAR)

Cavalier-Smith  

3,625

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Infrakingdom

Halvaria

Cavalier-Smith  

3,625

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Phylum

Miozoa

Cavalier-Smith  

3,561

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Subphylum

Myzozoa

Cavalier-Smith & E.E.Chao  

3,558

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Infraphylum

Dinozoa

Cavalier-Smith  

3,558

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Superclass

Dinoflagellata

Bütschli  

3,547

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Class

Dinophyceae

F.E.Fritsch  

3,445

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Order

Pyrocystales

Apstein  

17

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Family

Pyrocystaceae

(Schütt) Lemmermann  

17

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Genus

Pyrocystis

Wyville-Thompson  

15

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Subordinate taxa

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Name

Authority  

Fossil

# Species

 

Species

acuta

Kofoid  

 

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Species

apiculata

F.J.R.Taylor  

 

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Species

elegans

Pavillard  

 

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Species

ellipsoides

(Haeckel) Lemmermann  

 

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Forma

fusiformis

Kofoid  

 

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Forma

fusiformis

(Schröder) F.J.R.Taylor  

 

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Species

fusiformis

C.W.Thomson  

 

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Species

gerbaultii

Pavillard  

 

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Variety

hamulus

Schröder  

 

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Species

hamulus

Cleve  

 

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Species

lanceolata

Schröder  

 

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Species

lunula

(Schütt) Schütt  

 

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Species

margalefii

Léger  

 

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Species

minima

(Matzenauer) J.Schiller  

 

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Species

obtusa

Pavillard  

 

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Species

pseudonoctiluca

Wyville-Thompson  

 

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Species

rhomboides

(Matzenauer) Schiller  

 

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Species

robusta

Kofoid  

 

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Variety

semicircularis

Schröder  

 

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