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Pleurococcus sulphurarius Galdieri

Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Viridiplantae
Infrakingdom Chlorophyta infrakingdom
Phylum Chlorophyta
Subphylum Chlorophytina
Class Chlorophyceae
Order Chaetophorales
Family Chaetophoraceae
Genus Pleurococcus


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Pleurococcus sulphurarius Galdieri
Galdieria sulphuraria ASU 5587.1. 30 Mar 2017. Hasti Mzfr. © Creative commons.

Pleurococcus sulphurarius Galdieri
Pisciarelli, Phlegrean Fields, Naples, Italy. Cell diameters ranging from 4 to 10 micrometers. 01 Jan 2003. © Claudia.CINIGLIA'at'unina2.it.


Phacus stokesii Lemmermann

Galdieria sulphuraria (Galdieri) Merola Pisciarelli, Phlegrean Fields, Naples, Italy. Cell diameters ranging from 4 to 10 micrometers
© Claudia.CINIGLIA'at'unina2.it

Publication details
Pleurococcus sulphurarius Galdieri 1899: 162, figs a-i

Published in: Galdieri, A. (1899). Su di unálga che cresce intorno alle fumarole della Solfatera. Atti della Reale Accademia delle Scienze Fisiche e Matematiche. Napoli, ser. 3 5: 160-164.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Pleurococcus is Pleurococcus vulgaris Meneghini.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Galdieria sulphuraria (Galdieri) Merola

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Type information
Type locality: Italy: Solfatara di Pozzuoli (Silva 1996-to date).

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
Merola, A., Castaldo, R., De Luca, P., Gambardella, R. Musacchio, A. & Taddei, R (1982). Revision of Cyanidium caladium. Three species of acidophilic algae. Giornale Botanico Italiano 15: 189-195.

Created: 19 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 10 February 2015 by Wendy Guiry

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Citing AlgaeBase
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Wendy 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 24 May 2019.

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