Pyrocystis lunula var. robusta (Kofoid) Apstein 1909

Publication Details
Pyrocystis lunula var. robusta (Kofoid) Apstein 1909: 9

Published in: Apstein, C. (1909). Die Pyrocysteen der Plankton-Expedition. Ergebnisse der Plankton-Expedition der Humboldt-Stiftung 4: 1-27, 3 figs, 2 pls.

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Type Species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Pyrocystis is Pyrocystis pseudonoctiluca Wyville-Thompson.

Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Pyrocystis robusta Kofoid.

Basionym
Pyrocystis robusta Kofoid

Origin of Species Name
Noun (Latin), diminutive of luna, moon (Brown 1946).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 13 March 2006 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 03 April 2020

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 03 April 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 25 February 2024

 
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