Phaeocystis globosa Scherffel 1899

Phaeocystis globosa Scherffel

Current name: Phaeocystis globosa Scherffel
Colonial stage.Robin Raine (

Publication Details
Phaeocystis globosa Scherffel 1899: 317

Published in: Scherffel, A. (1899). Phaeocystis globosa n. sp. (Vorläufige Mittheilung). Berichte der Deutschen Botanische Gesellschaft 17: 317-318.

Type Species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Phaeocystis is Phaeocystis pouchetii (Hariot) Lagerheim.

Status of Name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Type Information
Type locality: Helgoland; (INA 1996)plankton;

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), round like a ball, globose, spherical (Stearn 1983).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 17 May 2002 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 28 May 2024

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