Chrysophaeum lewisii W.R.Taylor
Chrysonephos lewisii (W.R.Taylor) W.R.Taylor Hawaii; scale is 5 mm
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Chrysophaeum lewisii W.R.Taylor 1951: 129, figs 1-26
Published in: Taylor, W.R. (1951). Structure and reproduction of Chrysophaeum lewisii. Hydrobiologia 3: 122-130.
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Chrysophaeum.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Chrysonephos lewisii (W.R.Taylor) W.R.Taylor
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
about 10 cm below low tide level: on Amphora, on marine grasses, on rocks and algae (Taylor, 1951). - (9 Mar 2015) - Wendy Guiry
No habitat entry has yet been made for this entity.
Type locality: Port Royal Bay, Hunt I., Bermuda (Taylor 1951: 129). Holotype: W.R. Taylor and A.J. Bernatowicz no. 49-1722; 11 May 1949; (Taylor 1951: 129). Notes: Isotype: UC947690 (INA).
Source of current name
Taylor, W.R. (1952). The algal genus Chrysophaeum. Bulletin of the Torrey Botanical Club 79(1): 79.
Kristiansen, J. & Preisig, H.R. (2001). Encyclopedia of Chrysophyte genera. Bibliotheca Phycologica 110: 1-260.
Created: 08 May 2002 by Elizabeth Moran
Verified by: 03 March 2015 by Wendy Guiry
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Taylor, W.R. (1951). Structure and reproduction of Chrysophaeum lewisii. Hydrobiologia 3: 122-130.
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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 17 June 2019.