Prymnesium breviturritum (K.H.Nicholls) K.H.Nicholls, nom. inval. 2015

Publication Details
Prymnesium breviturritum (K.H.Nicholls) K.H.Nicholls, nom. inval. 2015: 597 (as 'breviturrita')

Published in: Nicholls, K.H. (2015). Haptophyte algae. In: Freshwater Algae of North America. Ecology and classification. (Wehr, J.D., Sheath, R.G. & Kociolek, J.P. Eds), pp. 587-605. Amsterdam: Elsevier/Academic Press.

Type Species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Prymnesium is Prymnesium saltans Massart.

Status of Name
The taxonomic or nomenclatural status (or both) of this entity is in some way unresolved and requires further investigation.

Chrysochromulina breviturrita K.H.Nicholls

Type Information
Holotype locality: Buckskin Lake, Ontario, Canada (78º12'w, 45º57'N); (Nicholls 1978: 500) Iconotype: Fig. 3, 20-25: (Nicholls 1978: 500) Notes: Deposited in the Ontario Ministry of the Environment's phytoplankton sample repository (No. 77-2983) and National Herbarium of Canada (CANA) as No. 20447.

General Environment
This is a freshwater species.

Created: 09 January 2016 by Salvador Valenzuela Miranda.

Last updated: 06 December 2022

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 06 December 2022. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 27 March 2023

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