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Haematococcus salinus Dunal

Publication details
Haematococcus salinus Dunal 1837: 586

Published in: Dunal, M.F. (1837). Note sur les algues qui colourent en rouge certaines eaux des marais salants méditerranéens. Comptes Rendus de l'Académie des Sciences, Séries III, Sciences de la Vie 15: 585-587.

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Haematococcus is Haematococcus pluvialis Flotow.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Dunaliella salina (Dunal) Teodoresco

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

Nomenclatural notes
This was an alternative name for Protococcus salinus Dunal 1837, it was separately described but believed by Dunal to be old Protococcus salinus. It could be regarded as illegitimate since it was superfluous at the time of description. - (17 Sep 2007) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a brackish 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.

Source of current name
Borowitzka, M.J. & Siva, C.J. (2007). The taxonomy of the genus Dunaliella (Chlorophyta, Dunaliellales) with emphasis on the marine and halophilic species. Journal of Applied Phycology 19: 567-590.

Created: 06 December 2002 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 19 January 2015 by M.D. Guiry

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Citing AlgaeBase
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 27 February 2020.

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