Polarella glacialis M.Montresor, G.Procaccini & D.K.Stoecker 1999
Polarella glacialis M.Montresor, G.Procaccini & D.K.Stoecker 1999: 187, fig. 1-13, 20-22
Published in: Montresor, M., Procaccini, G. & Stoecker, D.K. (1999). Polarella glacialis, gen. nov., sp. nov. (Dinophyceae): Suessiaceae are still alive!. Journal of Phycology 35: 186-197, 28 figs, 1 table.
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Polarella.
Status of Name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Type locality: McMurdo Sound (77Ý 50’ S; 166Ý 30’ E), Ross Sea, Antarctica; (Montresor, Procaccini & Stoecker 1999: 187) Holotype: Fig. 2: Sea ice; (Montresor, Procaccini & Stoecker 1999: 187)
Origin of Species Name
Adjective B (Latin), icy, frozen, or glacial; also meaning, growing in icy-cold regions.
Created: 26 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry.
Last updated: 06 November 2008
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G.M. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 06 November 2008. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 29 November 2023