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Prymnesium simplex (Gayral & Fresnel) Edvardsen, Eikrem & Probert

Publication details
Prymnesium simplex (Gayral & Fresnel) Edvardsen, Eikrem & Probert in Edvardsen et al. 2011: 223

Published in: 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.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Prymnesium is Prymnesium saltans Massart.

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

Basionym
Platychrysis simplex Gayral & Fresnel

Type information
Type locality: dans l'estuaire du Bou Regreg, Maroc (Gayral & Fresnel 1983: 44). Holotype: figs 19-28: April 1979; estuary. (Gayral & Fresnel 1983: 44).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), simple, undivided, unbranched, of one piece or series, not consisting of several distinct parts (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Platychrysis simplex Gayral & Fresnel 1983

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Wendy 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 14 November 2018.

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