Pycnococcus provasolii R.R.L.Guillard 1991

Publication Details
Pycnococcus provasolii R.R.L.Guillard 1991: 45-46, fig. 1-10

Published in: Guillard, R.R.L., Keller, M.D., Okelly, C.J. & Floyd, G.L. (1991). Pycnococcus provasolii gen. et sp. nov., a coccoid prasinoxanthin-containing phytoplankter from the western north Atlantic and Gulf of Mexico. Journal of Phycology 27(1): 39-47.

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Type Species
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Pycnococcus.

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

Type Information
Type locality: North Atlantic; (Guillard, Keller, Okelly & Floyd 1991: 39) Holotype: US; 48-23 embedded in resin blocks & Slides (Guillard, Keller, Okelly & Floyd 1991: 45) Notes: Isotypes: Material deposited as mica sheets of air-dried culture, material embedded in resin blocks, and material in resin on slides, deposited at US and F.

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 01 October 2002 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 24 February 2012

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G.M. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 24 February 2012. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 26 May 2024

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