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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.

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General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
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.

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

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References
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Choi M.S., Jun, B.-O., Kang, Y.H. & Chung, I.K. (1997). Photosynthetic efficiency of a marine picoplankter Pycnococcus provasolii Guillard under various environmental conditions. Algae 12(2): 93-97, 6 figs. [in Korean]
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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G.M. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 13 June 2021.

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