Pyxidicula compressa Bailey 1851

Publication Details
Pyxidicula compressa Bailey 1851: 40, pl. 2: figs 13, 14

Published in: Bailey, J.W. (1851). Microscopical observations made in South Carolina, Georgia and Florida. Smithsonian Contributions to Knowledge 2(8): 1-48, 3 plates.

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Publication date: 1851

Type Species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Pyxidicula is Pyxidicula operculata (C.Agardh) Ehrenberg.

Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Tryblionella compressa (Bailey) Poulin.

Type Information
Type locality: U.S.A.: Florida: St. Augustine; (Index Nominum Algarum)

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), flattened, usually laterally (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 04 September 2002 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 11 January 2020

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 11 January 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 09 February 2023

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