Bigelowiella natans Moestrup 2001

Publication Details
Bigelowiella natans Moestrup 2001: 625, fig. 1-16

Published in: Moestrup, Ø. & Sengco, M. (2001). Ultrastructural studies on Bigelowiella natans, gen. et sp. nov., a chlorarachniophyte flagellate. Journal of Phycology 37: 624-646.

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Type Species
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Bigelowiella.

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

Type Information
Type locality: Sargasso Sea; (Moestrup & Sengco 2001: 625) Holotype: Botanical Museum, Copenhagen University; M-2000-1 (Moestrup & Sengco 2001: 625)

Origin of Species Name
Participle (Latin), swimming, floating on or under the surface of the water (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 14 August 2003 by Elizabeth Moran.

Last updated: 26 April 2011

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 26 April 2011. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 16 August 2022

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