162,379 species and infraspecific names are in the database, 22,760 images, 63,987 bibliographic items, 474,946 distributional records.

Pyramimonas olivacea N.Carter 1937

Publication details
Pyramimonas olivacea N.Carter 1937: 9, pl. 1: figs 23-33

Published in: Carter, N. (1937). New or interesting algae from brackish water. Archiv für Protistenkunde 90: 1-68.

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: Bembridge, Isle of Wight, England (Index Nominum Algarum). Type: brackish water pond. (Index Nominum Algarum

Infrageneric classification
Subgenus Punctatae McFadden

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

Nomenclatural notes
Punctatae Sym & Pienaar (Daugberg et al., 2019: table 1). - (28 Apr 2020) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a brackish species.

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Source of current name
Throndsen, J. (1996). The planktonic marine flagellates. In: Identifying marine phytoplankton. (Tomas, C.R. Eds), pp. 591-730. San Diego: Academic Press.

Key references
Hori, T., Moestrup, Ø. & Hoffman, L.R. (1995). Fine structural studies on an ultraplanktonic species of Pyramimonas, P. virginica (Prasinophyceae), with a discussion of subgenera within the genus Pyramimonas. European Journal of Phycology 30(3): 219-234, 33 figs, 5 tables.

McFadden, G.I., Hill, D.R.A. & Wetherbee, R. (1987). Electron microscope observations on Pyramimonas olivacea N. Carter (Prasinophyceae, Chlorophyta). Phycologia 26(3): 322-327.

Suda, S. (2004). Taxonomic characterization of Pyramimonas aurea sp. nov. (Prasinophyceae, Chlorophyta). Phycologia 43: 682-692.

Created: 18 August 2003 by Elizabeth Moran

Verified by: 06 August 2015 by G.M. Guiry

Accesses: This record has been accessed by users 330 times since it was created.

Verification of data
Users are responsible for verifying the accuracy of information before use, as noted on the website Content page.

References
(Please note: only references with the binomials in the title are included. The information is from the Literature database.)

McFadden, G.I., Hill, D.R.A. & Wetherbee, R. (1987). Electron microscope observations on Pyramimonas olivacea N. Carter (Prasinophyceae, Chlorophyta). Phycologia 26(3): 322-327.

Linking to this page: http://www.algaebase.org/search/species/detail/?species_id=61272

Citing AlgaeBase
Cite this record as:
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 26 July 2021.

SITE © 1996 - 2021 M.D. Guiry. All rights reserved.

Website Design : 249 Design Studio