Pyrenomonas salina (S.M.Wislouch) U.J.Santore
Pyrenomonas salina (S.M.Wislouch) U.J.Santore 1984: 637
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Pyrenomonas.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Rhodomonas salina (Wislouch) D.R.A.Hill & R.Wetherbee
Cryptomonas salina Wislouch
Type locality: USSR: various locations in Crimea and the Caucasus (Silva 1996-to date).
Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), saline (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
No habitat entry has yet been made for this entity.
Source of current name
Hill, D.R.A. & Wetherbee, R. (1989). A reappraisal of the genus Rhodomonas (Cryptophyceae). Phycologia 28: 143-158.
Created: 13 March 2006 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 07 March 2009 by M.D. Guiry
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Lewitus, A.J., Caron, D.A. & Miller, K.R. (1991). Effects of light and glycerol on the organization of the photosynthetic apparatus in the facultative heterotroph Pyrenomonas salina (Cryptophyceae). Journal of Phycology 27: 578-587, 7 figs, 2 tables.
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 24 January 2019.