Pontosphaera bigelowii Gran & Braarud 1935

Publication Details
Pontosphaera bigelowii Gran & Braarud 1935: 388, fig. 67 (as 'Bigelowi')

Published in: Gran, H.H. & Braarud, T. (1935). A qualitative study of the phytoplankton in the Bay of Fundy and the Gulf of Maine (including observations on hydrography, chemistry and turbidity). Journal of the Biological Board of Canada 1: 279-467.

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Type Species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Pontosphaera is Pontosphaera syracusana Lohmann.

Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Braarudosphaera bigelowii (Gran & Braarud) Deflandre.

Type Information
Type locality: Gulf of Maine, Bay of Fundy; (Index Nominum Algarum)

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 24 March 2005 by G.M. Guiry.

Last updated: 18 January 2019

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G.M. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 18 January 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 18 April 2024

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