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Ostreococcus tauri C.Courties & M.-J.Chrétiennot-Dinet 1995

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Ostreococcus tauri C.Courties & M.-J.Chrétiennot-Dinet in Chrétiennot-Dinet & al. 1995

Published in: Chrétiennot-Dinet, M.-J., Courties, C., Vaquer, A., Neveux, J., Claustre, H., Lautier, J. & Machado, M.C. (1995). A new marine picoeucaryote: Ostreococcus tauri gen. et sp. nov. (Chlorophyta, Prasinophyceae). Phycologia 34: 285-292, 11 figs, 1 table.
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Type species
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Ostreococcus.

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

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General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
The Thau Lagoon (3°36'E, 43°24'N) (Chrétiennot-Dinet, Courties, Vaquer, Neveux, Claustre, Lautier & Machado 1995: 290). Holotype: Fig. 7: C. Courties; 8 February 1991; (Chrétiennot-Dinet, Courties, Vaquer, Neveux, Claustre, Lautier & Machado 1995: 290).

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Key references
Latasa, M., Scharek, R., Le Gall, F. & Guillou, L. (2004). Pigment suites and taxonomic groups in Prasinophyceae. Journal of Phycology 40(6): 1149-1155, 3 tables.

Created: 26 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry

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Chrétiennot-Dinet, M.-J., Courties, C., Vaquer, A., Neveux, J., Claustre, H., Lautier, J. & Machado, M.C. (1995). A new marine picoeucaryote: Ostreococcus tauri gen. et sp. nov. (Chlorophyta, Prasinophyceae). Phycologia 34: 285-292, 11 figs, 1 table.
Courties, C., Perasso, R., Chrétiennot-Dinet, M.-J., Gouy, M., Guillou, L. & Troussellier, M. (1998). Phylogenetic analysis and genome size of Ostreococcus tauri (Chlorophyta, Prasinophyceae). Journal of Phycology 34: 844-849, 2 figs.
Derelle, E., Ferraz, C., Lagoda, P., Eychenié, S., Cooke, R., Regad, F., Sabau, X., Courties, C., Delseny, M., Demaille, J., Picard, A. & Moreau, H. (2002). DNA libraries for sequencing the genome of Ostreococcus tauri (Chlorophyta, Prasinophyceae): The smallest free-living eukaryotic cell. Journal of Phycology 38: 1150-1156.

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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 14 August 2020.

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