Pyrophacus horologium F.Stein 1883

Publication Details
Pyrophacus horologium F.Stein 1883: 28, pl. XXIV [24]; pl. XXV [25]: fig. 1

Published in: Stein, F. (1883). Die naturgeschichte der arthrodelen Flagellaten. In: Der Organismus der Infusionstiere. III. Pt. 2. ( Eds), pp. 1-30. Leipzig:

Type Species
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 Information
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).

General Environment
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.; searched on 20 May 2024

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