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Pyramimonas quadrifolia Daugbjerg 1993

Publication details
Pyramimonas quadrifolia Daugbjerg in Daugbjerg & Moestrup 1993: 4, figs 1-34

Published in: Daugbjerg, N. & Moestrup, Ø. (1993). Four new species of Pyramimonas (Prasinophyceae) from arctic Canada including a light and electron microscopic description of Pyamimonas quadrifolia sp. nov.. European Journal of Phycology 28(1): 3-16, 54 figs.
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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: leads and sea holes at Hooper Inlet and Richard's Bay in the vicinity of Igloolik Island (69°23'N, 81°45'W) (Daugbjerg & Moestrup 1993: 4). Holotype: fig. 11: June 1989; salinity: c. 33 parts per thousand; temperature: c. -1.5°C. (Daugbjerg & Moestrup 1993: 4). Notes: Northern Foxe Basin, Canada.

Infrageneric classification
Subgenus Vestigifera

Synonym(s)
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General environment
This is a marine species.

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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.

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Daugbjerg, N. & Moestrup, Ø. (1993). Four new species of Pyramimonas (Prasinophyceae) from arctic Canada including a light and electron microscopic description of Pyamimonas quadrifolia sp. nov.. European Journal of Phycology 28(1): 3-16, 54 figs.

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