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Pectodictyon pyramidale M.Akiyama & H.Hirose 1962

Publication details
Pectodictyon pyramidale M.Akiyama & H.Hirose 1962: 140, figs 1-13

Published in: Akiyama, M. & Hirose, H. (1962). A new species of Pectodictyon. Botanical Magazine, Tokyo 75: 140-142.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Pectodictyon is Pectodictyon cubicum Taft.

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

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), pyramid-shaped (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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Key references
Hirose, H., Yamagishi, T. & Akiyama, M. (1977). Illustrations of the Japanese fresh-water algae. pp. [8 col. pls], [1]-933, 244 pls in text. Tokyo: Uchida Rokakuho Publishing Co., Ltd. [in Japanese]

Hu, H. & Wei, Y. (2006). The freshwater algae of China. Systematics, taxonomy and ecology. pp. [4 pls of 16 figs], [i-iv], i-xv, 1-1023. China: www.sciencep.com.

Komárek, J. & Fott, B. (1983). Chlorophyceae (Grünalgen) Ordnung: Chlorococcales. Das Phytoplankton des Süsswassers. In: Das Phytoplankton des Süsswassers (Die Binnengewässer) XVI. (Huber-Pestalozzi, G. Eds), pp. [1]-x, [1]-1044. Stuttgart: E. Schweizerbart'sche Verlangbuchhandlung (Nägele u. Obermiller).

Krienitz, L., Hegewald, E., Hepperle, D. & Wolf, M. (2003). The systematics of coccoid green algae: 18S rRNA gene sequence data versus morphology. Biologia, Bratislava 58: 437-446.

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