Pyramimonas formosa S.D.Sym & R.N. 1999
Pyramimonas formosa S.D.Sym & R.N.Pienaar 1999: 1320-21, fig: 1-62,
Published in: Sym, S.D. & Pienaar, R.N. (1999). An additional punctate species of Pyramimonas, P. formosa sp. nov., and its impact on the subgenera Punctatae and Pyramimonas (Prasinophyceae, Chlorophyta). Journal of Phycology 35: 1313-1321.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Type locality: Swartkops Estuary mouth, Port Elizabeth (Sym & Pienaar 1999: 1320). Type: January 1997; Univ. of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa JU-AE5 (Sym & Pienaar 1999: 1320). Notes: Isotype: Accession number J 100088 (Sym & Pienaar, 1999)
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), beautiful, handsome.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
undescribed subgenus II sensu Suda et al., 2013 (Daugbjerg et al., 2019: table 1). - (28 Apr 2020) - Wendy Guiry
This is a marine species.
Daugbjerg, N., Fassel, N.M.D. & Moestrup, Ø. (2019). Microscopy and phylogeny of Pyramimonas tatianae sp. nov. (Pryamimonadales, Chlorophyta), a scaly quadriflagellate from Golden Horn Bay (eastern Russia) and formal description of Pyramimonadophyceae classis nova. European Journal of Phycology 55(1): 49-63.
Suda, S. (2004). Taxonomic characterization of Pyramimonas aurea sp. nov. (Prasinophyceae, Chlorophyta). Phycologia 43: 682-692.
Suda, S., Bhuiyan, M.A.H. & Faria, D.G. (2013). Genetic diversity of Pyramimonas from Ryukyu Archipelago, Japan (Chlorophyceae, Pyramimonadales). Journal of Marine Science and Technology 21: 285-296.
Created: 18 August 2003 by Elizabeth Moran
Verified by: 28 April 2020 by G.M. Guiry
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Sym, S.D. & Pienaar, R.N. (1999). An additional punctate species of Pyramimonas, P. formosa sp. nov., and its impact on the subgenera Punctatae and Pyramimonas (Prasinophyceae, Chlorophyta). Journal of Phycology 35: 1313-1321.
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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 13 June 2021.