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Nephroselmis pyriformis (N.Carter) Ettl 1982

Publication details
Nephroselmis pyriformis (N.Carter) Ettl 1982: 732

Published in: Ettl, H. (1982). Taxonomische Namensänderungen und Neubeschreibungen unter den Phytomonadina. Nova Hedwigia 35: 731-736.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Nephroselmis is Nephroselmis olivacea F.Stein.

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

Bipedinomonas pyriformis N.Carter

Type information
Bembridge, Isle of Wight, England (Index Nominum Algarum). Type: brackish water pond. (Index Nominum Algarum

Origin of species name
Adjective B (Latin), pear-shaped (Brown 1946).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Heteromastix pyriformis (N.Carter) Manton
Bipedinomonas pyriformis N.Carter 1937

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Anisonema longifilis (Butcher) Norris
Bipedinomonas longifilis (Butcher) Parke & Green
Anisomonas longifilis Butcher 1959
Heteromastix longifilis (Butcher) Rayns 1964
Nephroselmis longifilis (Butcher) Norris 1967
Pseudoscourfieldia longifilis (Butcher) R.E.Norris 1980

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Alonso-González, A., Orive, E., David, H., García-Etxebarria, K., Garrido, J.L., Laza-Martínez, A. & Seoane, S. (2014). Scaly green flagellates from Spanish Atlantic coastal waters: molecular, ultrastructural and pigment analyses. Botanica Marina 57(5): 379-402.

Bérard-Therriault, L., Poulin, M. & Bossé, L. (1999). Guide d'identification du phytoplancton marin de l'estuaire et du Golfe du Saint-Laurent incluant également certains protozoaires. Publication Spéciale Canadienne des Sciences Halieutiques et Aquatiques 128: 1-387.

Bergesch, M., Odebrecht, C. & Moestrup, Ø. (2008). Nanoflagellates from coastal waters of southern Brazil (32ºS). Botanica Marina 51(1): 35-50.

Latasa, M., Scharek, R., Le Gall, F. & Guillou, L. (2004). Pigment suites and taxonomic groups in Prasinophyceae. Journal of Phycology 40(6): 1149-1155, 3 tables.

Nakayama, T., Suda, S., Kawachi, M. & Inouye, I. (2007). Phylogeny and ultrastructure of Nephroselmis and Pseudoscourfieldia (Chlorophyta), including the description of Nephroselmis anterostigmatica sp. nov. and a proposal for the Nephroselmidales ord. nov. Phycologia 46: 680-697.

Throndsen, J. (1996). The planktonic marine flagellates. In: Identifying marine phytoplankton. (Tomas, C.R. Eds), pp. 591-730. San Diego: Academic Press.

Yoshii, Y., Takaichi, S., Maoka, T., Suda, S., Sekiguchi, H., Nakayama, T. & Inouye, I. (2005). Variation of siphonaxanthin series among the genus Nephroselmis (Prasinophyceae, Chlorophyta) including a novel primary methoxy carotenoid . Journal of Phycology 41: 827-834.

Created: 01 October 2002 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 30 January 2021 by M.D. Guiry

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Yamaguchi, H., Nakayama, T. & Inouye, I. (2013). Proposal of Microsquama subgen. nov. for Nephroselmis pyriformis (Carter) Ettl (Nephroselmidophyceae, Chlorophyta). Phycological Research 61(4): 268-269.

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