Pyramimonas mitra Moestrup & D.R.A.Hill 1991

Publication Details
Pyramimonas mitra Moestrup & D.R.A.Hill 1991: 536-543, figs 9-39

Published in: Moestrup, Ø. & Hill, D.R.A. (1991). Studies on the genus Pyramimonas (Prasinophyceae) from Australian and European waters: P. propulsa sp. nov. and P. mitra sp. nov.. Phycologia 30: 534-546, 41 figs, 2 tables.

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Type Species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Pyramimonas is Pyramimonas tetrarhynchus Schmarda.

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

Type Information
Type locality: Corner Inlet, Wilson's Promontory, Victoria, Australia (38º47'S, 146º19'E); (Moestrup & Hill 1991: 537) Holotype: Fig. 30, from culture: 13 January 1988; (Moestrup & Hill 1991: 537)

Origin of Species Name
Noun (Latin), turban, mitre.

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 13 March 2006 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 27 December 2016

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