Polyoeca dichotoma Kent 1881
Polyoeca dichotoma Kent 1881: 360, pl. III : figs 27, 28; pl. V : fig. 20
Published in: Saville Kent, W. [Kent, W.S.] (1881 '1880-1881'). A manual of the Infusoria; including a description of all known flagellate, ciliate and tentaculiferous Protozoa, British and foreign, and an account of the organisation and affinities of the sponges. Vol. I pp. 1-472. London: David Bogue, 3 St. Martin's Place, Trafalgar Square, London W.C.
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Polyoeca.
Status of Name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), dichotomous, having divisions always in pairs (Stearn 1973).
This is a marine species.
Created: 04 September 2012 by M.D. Guiry.
Last updated: 09 September 2021
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E.A. Molinari Novoa in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 09 September 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 07 December 2022