Diplopsalis pilula Ostenfeld 1908
Diplopsalis pilula Ostenfeld 1908: 169, pl. V : figs 31-37, 61, 62 (as 'pillula')
Published in: Ostenfeld, C.H. (1908). The phytoplankton of the Aral Sea and its affluents with an enumeration of the algae observed. Wissenschaftliche Ergebnisse der Aralsee-Expedition. St. Petersburg 8: 123-225, 3 figs, 3 pls.
The type species (holotype) of the genus Diplopsalis is Diplopsalis lenticula Bergh.
Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Glenodinium pilula (Ostenfeld) J.Schiller.
Type locality: Russia: Aral Sea; Netherlands: Zuider See; (Index Nominum Algarum)
Origin of Species Name
Noun (Latin), Little ball.
This is a marine species.
Created: 26 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry.
Last updated: 31 August 2018
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 31 August 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 23 March 2023