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Pyramimonas cordata G.I.McFadden

Publication details
Pyramimonas cordata G.I.McFadden in McFadden et al. 1986: 211, figs 1D, 2, 14A-C

Published in: McFadden, G.I., Hill, D.R.A. & Wetherbee, R. (1986). A study of the genus Pyramimonas (Prasinophyceae) from southeastern Australia. Nordic Journal of Botany 6: 209-234.

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 Vestigifera

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), heart-shaped.

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

Distributional notes
Denmark - Moestrup pers. comm. and S. Africa - Pienaar pers. comm. (INA). - (19 Feb 2015) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: East-Australian Current, Australia [Victoria] (Silva 1996-to date). Holotype: Fig. 2D (McFadden et al., 198): 23 May 1981; warm-core eddy. (Silva 1996-to date

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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.

Created: 13 March 2006 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 19 February 2015 by Wendy Guiry

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Citing AlgaeBase
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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 21 July 2019.

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