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Pyramimonas cirolanae N.C.Pennick

Publication details
Pyramimonas cirolanae N.C.Pennick 1982: 91, figs 1-18

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Pyramimonas is Pyramimonas tetrarhynchus Schmarda.

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

Infrageneric classification
Subgenus Trichocystis

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

Distributional notes
Norwegian Sea: type (culture lost); also from Gorleston-on-Sea, Norfolk (culture lost); subsequently observed from Barents Sea near Bear I. (N. Reynolds). These data from INA. - (23 Feb 2015) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Norwegian Sea (65°01N, 08°55'E) (Silva 1996-to date). Type depicted in Fig. 1 (Pennick, 1982): Nial Reynolds (during cruise of survey ship Cirolana); 1973 (April); (Silva 1996-to date Notes: culture lost (INA).

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Source of current name
Silva, P.C. (1996-to date). Index Nominum Algarum, University Herbarium, University of California, Berkeley http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/INA.html. Updated continuously. ..

Key references
Hori, T., Moestrup, Ø. & Hoffman, L.R. (1995). Fine structural studies on an ultraplanktonic species of Pyramimonas, P. virginica (Prasinophyceae), with a discussion of subgenera within the genus Pyramimonas. European Journal of Phycology 30(3): 219-234, 33 figs, 5 tables.

LeRoi, J.-M. & Hallegraeff, G.M. (2006). Scale-bearing nanoflagellates from Southern Tasmania coastal waters, Australia. II. Species of Chrysophyceae (Chrysophyta), Prymnesiophyceae (Haptophyta, excluding Chrysochromulina) and Prasinophyceae (Chlorophyta). Botanica Marina 49(3): 216-235, 28 figs, 2 tables.

Suda, S. (2004). Taxonomic characterization of Pyramimonas aurea sp. nov. (Prasinophyceae, Chlorophyta). Phycologia 43: 682-692.

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Verified by: 23 February 2015 by Wendy Guiry

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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 17 June 2019.

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