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Pyrocystis lunata (Schütt) Schütt

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Chromista
Subkingdom Harosa (supergroup SAR)
Infrakingdom Halvaria
Phylum Miozoa
Subphylum Myzozoa
Infraphylum Dinozoa
Superclass Dinoflagellata
Class Dinophyceae
Order Gonyaulacales
Family Pyrocystaceae
Subfamily Pyrocystoideae
Genus Pyrocystis

 

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Publication details
Pyrocystis lunata (Schütt) Schütt

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Pyrocystis is Pyrocystis pseudonoctiluca Wyville-Thompson.

Basionym

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), crescent-shaped (Stearn 1985).

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
No habitat entry has yet been made for this entity.

No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.

Created: 07 May 2002 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 23 September 2004 by M.D. Guiry

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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 18 June 2021.

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