Nannochloropsis oculata (Droop) D.J.Hibberd 1981

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Nannochloropsis oculata (Droop) D.J.Hibberd 1981: 115

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.

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Type Species
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Nannochloropsis.

Status of Name
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Nannochloris oculata Droop

Type Information
Type locality: Scotland: Cumbrae: Firth of Clyde; (Droop 1955: 235) Type: [in low salinity brackish rock pools on basalt]; (INA 1996)

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), with an eye.

General Environment
This is a brackish species.

Created: 22 April 2003 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 04 December 2018

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G.M. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 04 December 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 19 July 2024

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