Nannochloropsis oculata (Droop) D.J.Hibberd 1981
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.
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Nannochloropsis.
Status of Name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Nannochloris oculata Droop
Type locality: Scotland: Cumbrae: Firth of Clyde; (Droop 1955: 235) Type: [in low salinity brackish rock pools on basalt]; (Index Nominum Algarum)
Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), with an eye.
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. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 31 May 2023