Pyramimonas formosa S.D.Sym & R.N.Pienaar 1999

Publication Details
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.

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Type Species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Pyramimonas is Pyramimonas tetrarhynchus Schmarda.

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

Type Information
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.

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 18 August 2003 by Elizabeth Moran.

Last updated: 28 April 2020

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G.M. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 28 April 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 27 May 2024

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