Pyramimonas moestrupii McFadden 1986
Pyramimonas moestrupii McFadden in McFadden, Hill & Wetherbee 1986: 217, figs 1L, 5, 14G-I
Published in: McFadden, G.I., Hill, D.R.A. & Wetherbee, R. (1986). A study of the genus Pyramimonas (Prasinophyceae) from southeastern Australia. Nordic Journal of Botany 6: 209-234.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Type locality: Corio Bay, Victoria, Australia (Index Nominum Algarum). Holotype: Fig. 5F (Mcfadden et al., 1986): 19 May 1982; (Index Nominum Algarum
Pyramimonas norrisii S.Sym & R.Pienaar 1991
Australia (type); also New Zealand - Moestrup, pers. comm. (INA). Alonzo-González et al., 2014 (citing various authors) note that this species has been recorded from the coasts of Australia, New Zealand, and southern Africa between Namibia and Mozambique, as well as Nivá Bay, Denmark. - (16 Feb 2015) - Wendy Guiry
This is a marine species.
Source of current name
Throndsen, J. (1996). The planktonic marine flagellates. In: Identifying marine phytoplankton. (Tomas, C.R. Eds), pp. 591-730. San Diego: Academic Press.
Alonso-González, A., Orive, E., David, H., García-Etxebarria, K., Garrido, J.L., Laza-Martínez, A. & Seoane, S. (2014). Scaly green flagellates from Spanish Atlantic coastal waters: molecular, ultrastructural and pigment analyses. Botanica Marina 57(5): 379-402.
Suda, S. (2004). Taxonomic characterization of Pyramimonas aurea sp. nov. (Prasinophyceae, Chlorophyta). Phycologia 43: 682-692.
Created: 30 May 2005 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 16 February 2015 by G.M. Guiry
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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 26 July 2021.