Tetraspora pouchetii Hariot 1892

Phaeocystis pouchetii (Hariot) Lagerheim

Current name: Phaeocystis pouchetii (Hariot) Lagerheim
Gower Peninsula, Wales. Bloom producing accumulation of foam - 07 June 2005. David John (d_m_john@ntlworld.com)

Publication Details
Tetraspora pouchetii Hariot 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); (INA 1996)

General Environment
This is a marine species.

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

Last updated: 16 March 2015

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G.M. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 16 March 2015. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 22 June 2024

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