Platychrysis pienaarii & Fresnel
Platychrysis pienaarii Gayral & Fresnel 1983: 43, figs 1-18
Published in: Gayral, P. & Fresnel, J. (1983). Platychrysis pienaarii sp. nov. et P. simplex sp. nov. (Prymnesiophyceae): description et ultrastructure. Phycologia 22: 29-45.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Prymnesium pienaarii (Gayral & Fresnel) Edvardsen, Eikrem & Probert
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Courseulles (Calvados, Manche orientale) (Gayral & Fresnel 1983: 43). Holotype: Figs 1-10: June 1979; dans un bassin a huitres. (Gayral & Fresnel 1983: 43).
Source of current name
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.
Seoane, S., Eikrem, W. Arluzea, J. & Orive, E. (2009). Haptophytes of the Nervión River estuary, northern Spain. Botanica Marina 52: 47-59.
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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Gayral, P. & Fresnel, J. (1983). Platychrysis pienaarii sp. nov. et P. simplex sp. nov. (Prymnesiophyceae): description et ultrastructure. Phycologia 22: 29-45.
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