Phaeocystis globosa Scherffel 1899

Phaeocystis globosa Scherffel

Current name: Phaeocystis globosa Scherffel
Partial colony taken in phase contrast.Robin Raine (

Publication Details
Phaeocystis globosa Scherffel 1899: 317

Published in: Scherffel, A. (1899). Phaeocystis globosa n. sp. (Vorläufige Mittheilung). Berichte der Deutschen Botanische Gesellschaft 17: 317-318.

Type Species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Phaeocystis is Phaeocystis pouchetii (Hariot) Lagerheim.

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

Type Information
Type locality: Helgoland; (Index Nominum Algarum)plankton;

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), round like a ball, globose, spherical (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 17 May 2002 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 24 April 2018

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 24 April 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 18 May 2024

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