Pirula salina (P.A.Dangeard)
Pirula salina (P.A.Dangeard) Printz 1927: 225
Published in: Printz, H. (1927). Chlorophyceae (nebst Conjugatae, Heterokontae und Charophyta). 3 Band. In: Die natürlichen Pflanzenfamilien nebst irhren Gattungen und wichtigern Arten inbesondere den Nutzpflanzen [Ed. 2]. (Engler, A. & Prantl, K. Eds), pp. [i]-iv, 1-463. Leipzig: Wilhelm Engelmann.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Halofilum salinum (P.A.Dangeard) Darienko & Pröschold
Heterogonium salinum P.A.Dangeard
Type locality: "unknown (only known from a culture vessel containing sea water)." (Darienko & Pröschold 2017: 19). Notes: Lectotype (designated by Darienko & Pröschold 2017): Fig. 1 in Dangeard (1911). Epitype (designated by Darienko & Pröschold 2017): The strain SAG 1.95 is permanently cryopreserved in a metabolically inactive state (cryopreserved in liquid nitrogen) in the SAG, University of Göttingen, Germany.
Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), saline (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Source of current name
Darienko, T. & Pröschold, T. (2017). Toward a monograph of non-marine Ulvophyceae using an integrative approach (Molecular phylogeny and systematics of terrestrial Ulvophyceae II.). Phytotaxa 324(1): 1-41, 23 figs.
Created: 27 July 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 09 October 2017 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 16 February 2019.