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Pyramimonas propulsa Moestrup & D.R.A.Hill 1991

Publication details
Pyramimonas propulsa Moestrup & D.R.A.Hill 1991: 535, figs 1-8, 40

Published in: Moestrup, Ø. & Hill, D.R.A. (1991). Studies on the genus Pyramimonas (Prasinophyceae) from Australian and European waters: P. propulsa sp. nov. and P. mitra sp. nov.. Phycologia 30: 534-546, 41 figs, 2 tables.
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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
Holotype locality: Seaspray, Victoria, Australia (38°23'S, 147°10'E) (Moestrup & Hill 1991: 535). Holotype: fig. 10A, in McFadden et al. (1986: 225): April 1981; (Moestrup & Hill 1991: 535). Notes: Collector: McFadden (INA).

Infrageneric classification
Subgenus Pyramimonas

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

Taxonomic notes
Asteromonas propulsum Butcher 1959: 34, nomen invalidum, typus non designatus (Moestrup & Hill, 1991; INA). - (16 Feb 2015) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Alonso-González, A., Orive, E., David, H., García-Etxebarria, K., Garrido, J.L., Laza-Martínez, A. & Seoane, S. (2014). Scaly green flagellates from Spanish Atlantic coastal waters: molecular, ultrastructural and pigment analyses. Botanica Marina 57(5): 379-402.

LeRoi, J.-M. & Hallegraeff, G.M. (2006). Scale-bearing nanoflagellates from Southern Tasmania coastal waters, Australia. II. Species of Chrysophyceae (Chrysophyta), Prymnesiophyceae (Haptophyta, excluding Chrysochromulina) and Prasinophyceae (Chlorophyta). Botanica Marina 49(3): 216-235, 28 figs, 2 tables.

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

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

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References
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Moestrup, Ø. & Hill, D.R.A. (1991). Studies on the genus Pyramimonas (Prasinophyceae) from Australian and European waters: P. propulsa sp. nov. and P. mitra sp. nov.. Phycologia 30: 534-546, 41 figs, 2 tables.
Sym, S.D. & Pienaar, R.N. (1997). Further observations on the type subgenus of Pyramimonas (Prasinophyceae), with particular reference to a new species, P. chlorina, and the flagellar apparatus of P. propulsa. Canadian Journal of Botany 75: 2196-2215.

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