Pelagothrix clevei J.Schmidt 1901

Publication Details
Pelagothrix clevei J.Schmidt 1901: 144, fig. 1

Published in: West, W., West, G.S., Reinbold, T., Gomont, M. & Schmidt, J. (1901). Part IV. Fresh water Chlorophyceae—Marine algae (Chlorophyceae, Phaeophyceae, Dictyotales, Rhodophyceae) — Myxophyceae Hormogoneae — Peridiniales. Botanisk Tidsskrift 24(2): 157-221, 8 figures, plates 2-5.

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Publication date: November 1901

Type Species
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Pelagothrix.

Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Trichodesmium clevei (J.Schmidt) Anagnostidis & Komárek.

Type Information
Type locality: Red Sea; (Silva & al. 1996: 49)

Origin of Species Name
Noun (singular possessive) (Latin), named for a person with the surname Cleve; for algae (particularly diatoms) generally, either Per Theodor Cleve (1840-1905) or Astrid Maria Cleve (1875-1968).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 08 March 2001 by Sandy Lawson.

Last updated: 29 August 2021

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E.A. Molinari Novoa in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 29 August 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 21 May 2024

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