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Epipyxis pulchra D.K.Hilliard & B.C.Asmund

Publication details
Epipyxis pulchra D.K.Hilliard & B.C.Asmund 1963: 375, figs 26, 27; pl. III: figs 3, 4

Published in: Hilliard, D. & Asmund, B. (1963). Studies on Chrysophyceae from some ponds and lakes in Alaska, II. Notes on the genera Dinobryon, Hyalobryon and Epipyxis with descriptions of new species. Hydrobiologia 22: 331-397.

Publication date: 1963

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Epipyxis is Epipyxis utriculus (Ehrenberg) Ehrenberg.

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

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), beautiful, fair, pretty.

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

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.

Created: 02 May 2002 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 02 November 2012 by M.D. Guiry

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References
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Wetherbee, R. & Andersen, R.A. (1992). Flagella of a chrysophycean alga play an active role in prey capture and selection. Direct observations on Epipyxis pulchra using image enhanced video microscopy. Protoplasma 166: 1-7, 5 figs.

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