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Pyramimonas mucifera Sym & Pienaar 1991

Publication details
Pyramimonas mucifera Sym & Pienaar 1991: 277-290, figs 1-43

Published in: Sym, S.D. & Pienaar, R.N. (1991). Light and electron microscopy of a punctate species of Pyramimonas, P. mucifera sp. nov. (Prasinophyceae). Journal of Phycology 27: 277-290.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Pyramimonas is Pyramimonas tetrarhynchus Schmarda.

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

Infrageneric classification
Subgenus Punctatae

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

Nomenclatural notes
undescribed subgenus II sensu Suda et al. 2013 (Daugbjerg et al., 2019: table 1). - (28 Apr 2020) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: St. James, Cape Peninsula (Sym & Pienaar 1991: 277, 279). Holotype: figs 1-3: August 1988; sediment of a tidal swimming pool. Univ. of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa (Sym & Pienaar 1991: 277, 279).

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Key references
Daugbjerg, N., Fassel, N.M.D. & Moestrup, Ø. (2019). Microscopy and phylogeny of Pyramimonas tatianae sp. nov. (Pryamimonadales, Chlorophyta), a scaly quadriflagellate from Golden Horn Bay (eastern Russia) and formal description of Pyramimonadophyceae classis nova. European Journal of Phycology 55(1): 49-63.

Hori, T., Moestrup, Ø. & Hoffman, L.R. (1995). Fine structural studies on an ultraplanktonic species of Pyramimonas, P. virginica (Prasinophyceae), with a discussion of subgenera within the genus Pyramimonas. European Journal of Phycology 30(3): 219-234, 33 figs, 5 tables.

Suda, S., Bhuiyan, M.A.H. & Faria, D.G. (2013). Genetic diversity of Pyramimonas from Ryukyu Archipelago, Japan (Chlorophyceae, Pyramimonadales). Journal of Marine Science and Technology 21: 285-296.

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Sym, S.D. & Pienaar, R.N. (1991). Light and electron microscopy of a punctate species of Pyramimonas, P. mucifera sp. nov. (Prasinophyceae). Journal of Phycology 27: 277-290.

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Wendy 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 02 December 2020.

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