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Prymnesium patelliferum J.C.Green, D.J.Hibberd & R.N.Pienaar 1982

Publication details
Prymnesium patelliferum J.C.Green, D.J.Hibberd & R.N.Pienaar 1982: 365, figs 1-27 (as 'patellifera' )

Published in: Green, J.C., Hibberd, D.J. & Pienaar, R.N. (1982). The taxonomy of Prymnesium (Prymnesiophyceae) including a description of a new cosmopolitan species, P. patellifera sp. nov., and further observations on P. pavum N. Carter. British Phycological Journal 17: 363-382, 42 figs.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Prymnesium is Prymnesium saltans Massart.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Prymnesium parvum f. patelliferum (J.C.Green, D.J.Hibberd & R.N.Pienaar) A.Larsen

Type information
Type locality: Sequin Bay, Washington; English Bay, British Columbia [a]; Old Town Lagoon, Friday Harbor, San Juan Isalnd, U.S.A. [b]; The Fleet, Dorset [c] (Green, Hibberd & Pienaar 1982: 364). Type: Figs 18-21: collected by F.J.R. Taylor (isolated by R. Waters) [a]; isolated by R.N. Pienaar [b]; isolated by D.J. Hibberd [c]; August 1969, 1970 [a]; October 1974 [b]; 1976 [c]; strain JG/S11 (strain no. HD2), strain JG/S12 (culture no. H47) [a]; strain X28 [b]; strain CCAP 946/4 (DH189] (Green, Hibberd & Pienaar 1982: 364).

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Source of current name
Larsen, A. (1999). Prymnesium parvum and P. patelliferum (Haptophyta) - one species. Phycologia 38: 541-543.

Key references
Larsen, J. & Nguyen-Ngoc, L. [eds.] (2004). Potentially toxic microalgae of Vietnamese waters. Opera Botanica 140: 5-216. [in English and Vietnamese]

LeRoi, J.-M. & Hallegraeff, G.M. (2006). Scale-bearing nanoflagellates from Southern Tasmania coastal waters, Australia. II. Species of Chrysophyceae (Chrysophyta), Prymnesiophyceae (Haptophyta, excluding Chrysochromulina) and Prasinophyceae (Chlorophyta). Botanica Marina 49(3): 216-235, 28 figs, 2 tables.

Silva, P.C. (1996-to date). Index Nominum Algarum, University Herbarium, University of California, Berkeley http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/INA.html. Updated continuously. ..

Throndsen, J. (1996). The planktonic marine flagellates. In: Identifying marine phytoplankton. (Tomas, C.R. Eds), pp. 591-730. San Diego: Academic Press.

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Verified by: 24 April 2018 by M.D. Guiry

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Kim, H.-S. & Jung, M.M. (2004). Morphological characteristics of Prymnesium patelliferum Green, Hibberd and Pienaar (Haptophyta) from Korea. Algae 19(3): 277-282, 2 figs, 1 table. [in Korean]
Larsen, A. & Edvardsen, B. (1999 '1998' ). Relative ploidy levels in Prymnesium parvum and P. patelliferum (Haptophyta) analyzed by flow cytometry. Phycologia 37: 412-424, 15 figs, 4 tables.
Larsen, A. (1999). Prymnesium parvum and P. patelliferum (Haptophyta) - one species. Phycologia 38: 541-543.

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 27 October 2021.

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