Pyrocystis robusta Kofoid 1907
Pyrocystis robusta Kofoid 1907: 167, pl. 1: fig. 5
Published in: Kofoid, C.A. (1907). Reports on the scientific results of the expedition to the Eastern Tropical Pacific, in charge of Alexander Agassiz, by the U.S. Fish Commission Steamer "Albatross" from October 1904 to March 1905, Lieut. Commander L.M. Garrett, U.S.N., Commanding. IX. New species of dinoflagellates. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology 50: 161-207.
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Pyrocystis is Pyrocystis pseudonoctiluca Wyville-Thompson.
Status of Name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Origin of Species Name
Adjective A (Latin), strong growing, strong-growing, or stout (Stearn 1973).
This is a marine species.
Created: 07 May 2002 by M.D. Guiry.
Last updated: 10 June 2014
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 10 June 2014. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 23 March 2023