Pyramimonas norrisii S.Sym & R.Pienaar 1991

Publication Details
Pyramimonas norrisii S.Sym & R.Pienaar 1991: 52-61, figs 1-37

Published in: Sym, S.D. & Pienaar, R.N. (1991). Ultrastructure of Pyramimonas norrisii sp. nov. (Prasinophyceae). British Phycological Journal 26(1): 51-66.

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Type Species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Pyramimonas is Pyramimonas tetrarhynchus Schmarda.

Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Pyramimonas moestrupii McFadden.

Type Information
Type locality: Royal Cape Yacht Club basin, Cape Town harbour; (Sym & Pienaar 1991: 52) Holotype: figs 1, 2: August 1988; in water (salinity 35‰); (Sym & Pienaar 1991: 52) Notes: Culture numbers L2, L11 and L13 in the culture collection housed at the University of the Witwatersrand.

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 13 March 2006 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 23 February 2015

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