Pirula salina (P.A.Dangeard) Printz 1927

Publication Details
Pirula salina (P.A.Dangeard) Printz 1927: 225

Published in: Printz, H. (1927). Chlorophyceae (nebst Conjugatae, Heterokontae und Charophyta). 3 Band. In: Die natürlichen Pflanzenfamilien nebst irhren Gattungen und wichtigern Arten inbesondere den Nutzpflanzen [Ed. 2]. (Engler, A. & Prantl, K. Eds), pp. [i]-iv, 1-463. Leipzig: Wilhelm Engelmann.

Publication date: Jan-July 1927

Type Species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Pirula is Pirula gemmata J.W.Snow.

Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Halofilum salinum (P.A.Dangeard) Darienko & Pröschold.

Heterogonium salinum P.A.Dangeard

Type Information
Type locality: "unknown (only known from a culture vessel containing sea water)."; (Darienko & Pröschold 2017: 19) Notes: Lectotype (designated by Darienko & Pröschold 2017): Fig. 1 in Dangeard (1911). Epitype (designated by Darienko & Pröschold 2017): The strain SAG 1.95 is permanently cryopreserved in a metabolically inactive state (cryopreserved in liquid nitrogen) in the SAG, University of Göttingen, Germany.

Origin of Species Name
Adjective A (Latin), saline (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 27 July 1999 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 09 October 2017

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