Pyramimonas formosa S.D.Sym & R.N.Pienaar 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.
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. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 29 November 2023