Pyramimonas plurioculata Butcher, nom. inval. 1959

Publication Details
Pyramimonas plurioculata Butcher, nom. inval. 1959: 31, pl. II: 3; pl. VII: 8

Published in: Butcher, R.W. (1959). An introductory account of the smaller algae of British coastal waters. Part I: Introduction and Chlorophyceae. Fisheries Investigations, London, series IV 1: 1-74, 15 pls.

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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 orientalis Butcher ex McFadden, D.R.A.Hill & Wetherbee.

Type Information
Type locality: England: lagoon on salt marshes near Faversham, Kent.; (Butcher 1959: 31) Notes: Only a single gathering is mentioned.

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 30 May 2005 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 09 November 2020

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 09 November 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 11 December 2023

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