Pyrophacus horologium F.Stein 1883
Pyrophacus horologium F.Stein 1883: 28, pl. XXIV ; pl. XXV : fig. 1
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Pyrophacus.
Status of Name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Type locality: Nordsee, Mittelmeer, Südsee; (Index Nominum Algarum) Lectotype: Speciemen figured by Stein 1883, Pl. 24, fig. 7: (Wall & Dale 1971: 234)
Origin of Species Name
Noun (Latin), clock (Stearn 1973).
This is a marine species.
emend. Wall & Dale (1971: 234).
Created: 01 July 2005 by Sandy Lawson.
Last updated: 07 December 2018
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 07 December 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 09 December 2023