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.
No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.
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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(Please note: only references with the binomials in the title are included. The information is from the Literature database.)
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 20 May 2019.