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Tetraspora pouchetii Hariot 1892

Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Viridiplantae
Infrakingdom Chlorophyta infrakingdom
Phylum Chlorophyta
Subphylum Chlorophytina
Class Chlorophyceae
Order Chlamydomonadales
Family Tetrasporaceae
Genus Tetraspora


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Tetraspora pouchetii Hariot
Gower Peninsula, Wales; bloom-producing accumulation of foam. 07 Jun 2005. David John. © David John (d_m_john@ntlworld.com).

Tetraspora pouchetii Hariot
Gower Peninsula, Wales. Bloom producing accumulation of foam. 07 Jun 2005. David John. © David John (d_m_john@ntlworld.com).


Phaeocystis pouchetii (Hariot) Lagerheim Gower Peninsula, Wales. Bloom producing accumulation of foam
© David John (d_m_john@ntlworld.com)

Publication details
Tetraspora pouchetii Hariot in Pouchet 1892: 36, figs 1-3 (as 'poucheti' )

Published in: Pouchet, M.G. 1892 (1892). Sur une algue pélagique nouvelle. Comptes Rendus Hebdomadaires des Séances et Memoires, Société de Biologie 44: 34-36.

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Tetraspora is Tetraspora gelatinosa (Vaucher) Desvaux.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Phaeocystis pouchetii (Hariot) Lagerheim

Type information
Type locality: North Atlantic (along the coast of Norway from the Lofoten Islands to Varangersfjord) (Index Nominum Algarum).

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

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.

Key references
Jordan, R.W., Cros, L. & Young, J.R. (2004). A revised classification scheme for living haptophytes. Micropaleontology 50(Suppl. 1): 55-79.

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