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Prymnesium saltans Massart

Publication details
Prymnesium saltans Massart 1920: expl. fig. 24, p. 133

Published in: Massart, J. (1920). Recherches sur les organismes inférieurs. VIII. Sur la motilité des flagellates. Bulletin de l'Academie Royale de Belgique, Classe des Sciences, série 5 6: 116-141.

Type species
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Prymnesium.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Origin of species name
Participle (Latin), jumping, dancing.

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

Nomenclatural notes
1901 (nomen); 1920 (INA). - (26 Oct 2011) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Belgium: Palingbrug (1901 [nomen]); Nieuport (1920) (Silva 1996-to date).

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Key references
Bourrelly, P. (1957). Recherches sur les Chrysophycées. Morphologie, phylogénie, systématique. Revue Algologique: Mémoire Hors-Série 1: [1]-412.

Chrétiennot-Dinet, M.-J. (1990). Atlas du phytoplancton marin. Volume III: Chlorarachnophycées, Chlorophycées, Chrysophycées, Cryptophycées, Euglénophycées, Eustigmatophycées, Prasinophycées, Prymnesiophycées, Rhodophycées et Tribophycées Avec la collaboration de Chantal Billard et Alain Sournia. pp. [1]-261. Paris: Éditions du Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique 15, quai Anatole France - 75700 Paris.

Conrad, W. (1926). Recherches sur les flagellates de nos eaux saumâtres. II. Chrysomonadines. Archiv für Protistenkunde 56: 167-231.

Edvardsen, B., Eikrem, W., Throndsen, J., Sáez, A.G., Probert, I. & Medlin, L.K. (2011). Ribosomal DNA phylogenies and a morphological revision provide the basis for a revised taxonomy of the Prymnesiales (Haptophyta). European Journal of Phycology 46(3): 202-228.

Jordan, R.W., Cros, L. & Young, J.R. (2004). A revised classification scheme for living haptophytes. Micropaleontology 50(Suppl. 1): 55-79.

Throndsen, J. (1996). The planktonic marine flagellates. In: Identifying marine phytoplankton. (Tomas, C.R. Eds), pp. 591-730. San Diego: Academic Press.

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 12 December 2018.

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