Acrocystis nana Zanardini 1872
Acrocystis nana Zanardini
TanzaniaKatrin Oesterlund (Katrin.Osterlund@uadm.uu.se)
Acrocystis nana Zanardini 1872: 145, pl. VIII: A [8: A]
Published in: Zanardini, G. (1872). Phycearum indicarum pugillus a Cl. Eduardo Beccari ad Borneum, Sincapoore et Ceylanum annis MDCCCLXV-VI-VII collectarum quas cognitas determinavit, novasque descripsit iconibusque illustrare curavit Joannes Zanardini. Memorie del Reale Istituto Veneto di Scienze, Lettere ed Arti 17: 129-170, 12 pls.
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Acrocystis.
Status of Name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Type locality: "Tangion Datu" [Cape Datu), boundary between Sarawak, Malaysia and West Kalimantan, Indonesia]; (Zanardini 1878: 145) Type: MCVE?; (Yoshida 1998: 1007)
Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), dwarf (Stearn 1973).
This is a marine species.
Created: 27 January 1998 by M.D. Guiry.
Last updated: 01 January 2021
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 01 January 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 23 March 2023