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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)

Infrageneric classification
Subgenus Punctatae

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), beautiful, handsome.

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

Nomenclatural notes
undescribed subgenus II sensu Suda et al., 2013 (Daugbjerg et al., 2019: table 1). - (28 Apr 2020) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
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.

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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.

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