Dixoniella grisea (Geitler) J.L.Scott, S.T.Broadwater, B.D.Saunders, J.P.Thomas & P.W.Gabrielson 1992

Publication Details
Dixoniella grisea (Geitler) J.L.Scott, S.T.Broadwater, B.D.Saunders, J.P.Thomas & P.W.Gabrielson 1992: 650, figs 1-27

Published in: Scott, J.L., Broadwater, S.T., Saunders, B.D. & Thomas, J.P. (1992). Ultrastructure of vegetative organization and cell division in the unicellular red alga Dixoniella grisea gen. nov. (Rhodophyta) and a consideration of the genus Rhodella. Journal of Phycology 28: 649-660.

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

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

Basionym
Porphyridium griseum Geitler

Type Information
Type locality: Illmitz, Seerestaurant, in lacu Peisonis [Neusiedl am See in Burgenland in Austria]; (Scott, Broadwater, Saunders & Thomas 1992: 650) Holotype: Chicago Natural History Museum; (Scott, Broadwater, Saunders & Thomas 1992: 650)

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), grey, pearl-grey, pure grey tending a little to blue (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a freshwater species.

Created: 26 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 23 October 2021

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 23 October 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 05 October 2022

 
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