Bathycoccus prasinos W.Eikrem & J.Throndsen 1990
Bathycoccus prasinos W.Eikrem & J.Throndsen 1990: 345, figs. 1-14
Published in: Eikrem, W. & Throndsen, J. (1990). The ultrastructure of Bathycoccus gen. nov. and B. prasinos sp. nov., a non-motile picoplanktonic alga (Chlorophyta, Prasinophyceae) from the Mediterranean and Atlantic.. Phycologia 29: 344-350.
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Bathycoccus.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Type locality: Italy: Gulf of Naples (Hoskins & Alexander 1977). Type: Fig. 1: 17.iv.1986; (Index Nominum Algarum
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
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.
Created: 26 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 22 June 2021 by G.M. Guiry
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Egeland, E.S., Johnsen, G., Eikrem, W., Throndsen, J. & Liaaen-Jensen, S. (1995). Pigments of Bathycoccus prasinos (Prasinophyceae): methodological and chemosystematic implications. Journal of Phycology 31: 554-561, 5 figs, 2 tables.
Eikrem, W. & Throndsen, J. (1990). The ultrastructure of Bathycoccus gen. nov. and B. prasinos sp. nov., a non-motile picoplanktonic alga (Chlorophyta, Prasinophyceae) from the Mediterranean and Atlantic.. Phycologia 29: 344-350.
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M.D. 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 24 October 2021.