Pyrocystis noctiluca Murray ex Haeckel 1890

Publication Details
Pyrocystis noctiluca Murray ex Haeckel 1890: 30, adnot.

Published in: Haeckel E. (1890). Plankton Studien: Vergleichende Untersuchungen ├╝ber die Bedeutung und Zusammensetzung der pelagischen Fauna und Flora. pp. i-viii, 1-105. Jena: Verlag von Gustav Fischer.

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Type Species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Pyrocystis is Pyrocystis pseudonoctiluca Wyville-Thompson.

Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Pyrocystis pseudonoctiluca Wyville-Thompson.

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 02 May 2002 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 10 June 2014

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 10 June 2014. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 11 August 2022

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