Pyrenomonas Santore, 1984
Holotype species: Pyrenomonas salina (S.M.Wislouch) U.J.Santore
Currently accepted name for the type species: Rhodomonas salina (Wislouch) D.R.A.Hill & R.Wetherbee
Original publication and holotype designation: Santore, U.J. (1984). Some aspects of taxonomy in the Cryptophyceae. New Phytologist 98: 627-646.
Taxonomic status: currently regarded as a synonym of Rhodomonas.
Most recent taxonomic treatment adopted: Kugrens, P. & Clay, B.L. (2002). Cryptomonads. In: Freshwater Algae of North America. ( Eds), pp. 715-755. San Diego: Academic Press.
See Hill & Wetherbee (1989) and Novarino (1991). - (31 Aug 2012) - Wendy Guiry
Numbers of names and species: There are 7 species names in the database at present, as well as 2 infraspecific names. Of the species names, 2 have been flagged as accepted taxonomically on the basis of the listed literature under the species name. In some instances, opinions on taxonomic validity differ from author to author and users are encouraged to form their own opinion. AlgaeBase is a work in progress and should not be regarded as a definitive source only as a guide to the literature..
Names: ('C' indicates a name that is accepted taxonomically; 'S' a homotypic or heterotypic synonym; 'U' indicates a name of uncertain taxonomic status, but which has been subjected to some verification nomenclaturally; 'P' indicates a preliminary AlgaeBase entry that has not been subjected to any kind of verification. For more information on a species click on it to activate a link to the Species database):
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Novarino, G. (1991). Observations on Rhinomonas reticulata comb. nov. and Rhinomonas reticulata var. eleniana var. nov. (Cryptophyceae), with comments on the genera Pyrenomonas and Rhodomonas. Nordic Journal of Botany 11: 243-252.
Hill, D.R.A. & Wetherbee, R. (1989). A reappraisal of the genus Rhodomonas (Cryptophyceae). Phycologia 28: 143-158.
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Verified by: 26 May 2017 by M.D. Guiry
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