Prymnesium parvum N.Carter 1937

Prymnesium parvum N.Carter

Current name: Prymnesium parvum N.Carter
In the brackish Lake Biviere di Gela (Sicily) - 01 March 2005. Rossella Barone (

Publication Details
Prymnesium parvum N.Carter 1937: 40, pl. 3: figs 5-16; pl. 8: fig. 16

Published in: Carter, N. (1937). New or interesting algae from brackish water. Archiv für Protistenkunde 90: 1-68.

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

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

Type Information
type locality: Brackish water pond, Bembridge, Isle of Wight, England; (Carter 1937: 40)

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), little, small, puny (Stearn 1983).

General Environment
This is a freshwatermarine species.

Created: 11 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 28 May 2024

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 28 May 2024. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 16 July 2024

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