Pyrocystis pseudonoctiluca Wyville-Thompson 1876
Pyrocystis pseudonoctiluca Wyville-Thompson in Murray 1876: 533, pl. 21 [top]
Published in: Murray, J. (1876). Preliminary reports to Professor Thompson, F.R.S. and Director of the civilian scientific staff on work done on board the "Challenger". Proceedings of the Royal Society of London 24: 471-544, pls 21-23, 1 map.
This is the type species (lectotype) of the genus Pyrocystis.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Pyrocystis noctiluca Murray ex Haeckel 1890
Dodge (1982: 140) cites Schiller (1937: 485, fig. 556) regarding the nomenclature of this species.
No habitat entry has yet been made for this entity.
Dodge, J.D. (1982). Marine dinoflagellates of the British Isles. pp. 1-303, 35 figs, pls I-VIII. London: Her Majesty's Stationery Office.
Parke, M. & Dixon, P.S. (1976). Check-list of British marine algae - third revision. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom 56: 527-594.
Steidinger, K.A. & Tangen, K. (1996). Dinoflagellates. In: Identifying Marine Phytoplankton. (Tomas, C.R. Eds), pp. 387-584. San Diego: Academic Press.
Created: 21 August 2002 by Olivia Fitzgerald
Verified by: 25 September 2014 by M.D. Guiry
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Meunier, V. & Swift, E. (1977). Observations on thecate swarmers of Pyrocystis species in laboratory culture: Pyrocystis fusiformis Wyville Thomson ex Murray and Pyrocystis pseudonoctiluca Wyville Thomson ex Murray (Dinococcales). Phycologia 16: 359-365, 14 figs.
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