Prymnesium Massart, 1920
Holotype species: Prymnesium saltans Massart
Original publication and holotype designation: 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.
Description: Emend. Edvardsen, Eikrem & Probert (Edvardsen et al. 2011).The most recent alteration to this page was made on 2021-11-17 by M.D. Guiry.
Taxonomic status: This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Gender: This genus name is currently treated as neuter.
Most recent taxonomic treatment adopted: Jordan, R.W., Cros, L. & Young, J.R. (2004). A revised classification scheme for living haptophytes. Micropaleontology 50(Suppl. 1): 55-79.
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Descriptions of chrysophyte genera were subsequently published in J. Kristiansen & H.R. Preisig (eds.). 2001. Encyclopedia of Chrysophyte Genera. Bibliotheca Phycologica 110: 1-260.
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 17 November 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 01 December 2022