Pyrocystis fusiformis C.W.Thomson 1876

Publication Details
Pyrocystis fusiformis C.W.Thomson 1876: pl. 21 [lower figure]

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, plates 21-23, 1 map.

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Type Species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Pyrocystis is Pyrocystis pseudonoctiluca Wyville-Thompson.

Status of Name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Origin of Species Name
Adjective B (Latin), fusiform; swollen at the middle and tapering to each end like a spindle; narrowly ellipsoid (Stearn 1983).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 29 May 2003 by Mairead Murphy.

Last updated: 10 August 2018

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 10 August 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 14 June 2024

 
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