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Nannochloropsis salina D.J.Hibberd

Publication details
Nannochloropsis salina D.J.Hibberd 1981: 116, fig. 5

Published in: Hibberd, D.J. (1981). Notes on the taxonomy and nomenclature of the algal classes Eustigmatophyceae and Tribophyceae (synonym Xanthophyceae). Journal of the Linnean Society of London, Botany 82: 93-119, 17 figs, 1 table.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Nannochloropsis is Nannochloropsis oculata (Droop) D.J.Hibberd.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Microchloropsis salina (D.J.Hibbard) M.W.Fawley, I.Jameson & K.P.Fawley

Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), saline (Stearn 1973).

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Monallantus salinus Bourrelly 1958

Nomenclatural notes
"Nannochloris salina" on p. 116, but Nannochloropsis in key on p. 115, confirmed by corrigendum slip inserted in journal. - (22 Mar 2008) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: France: Ille-et-Vilaine: near Dinard (Hibberd 1981: 116). Notes: Holotype: fig. 5 (in P. Bourrelly, Bull. Lab. Marit. Dinard 43: 114. 1958)

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Source of current name
Fawley, M.W., Jameson, I. & Fawley, K.P. (2015). The phylogeny of the genus Nannochloropsis (Monodopsidaceae, Eustigmatophyceae), with descriptions of N. australis sp. nov. and Microchloropsis gen. nov.. Phycologia 54(5): 545-552.

Key references
Suda, S., Atsumi, M. & Miyashita, H. (2002). Taxonomic characterization of a marine Nannochloropsis species, N. oceanica sp. nov. (Eustigmatophyceae). Phycologia 41: 273-279.

Toepel, J., Langner, U. & Wilhelm, C. (2005). Combination of flow cytometry and single cell absorption spectroscopy to study the phytoplankton structure and to calculate the chl a specific absorption coefficients at the taxon level. Journal of Phycology 41(6): 1099-1109.

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Wendy Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 18 September 2019.

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