Pseudopfiesteria shumwayae (Glasgow & J.M.Burkholder) Litaker, Steidinger, P. , Shields & P.Tester
Pseudopfiesteria shumwayae (Glasgow & J.M.Burkholder) Litaker, Steidinger, P.Mason, Shields & P.Tester 2005: 647, figs 2 A, B, 3 A, 4 A, B, C, D
Published in: Litaker, R.W., Steidinger, K.A., Mason, P.L., Landsberg, J.H., Shields, J.D., Reece, K.S., Haas, L.W., Vogelbein, W.K., Vandersea, M.W., Kibler, S.R., Tester, P.A. (2005). The reclassification of Pfiesteria shumayae (Dinophyceae): Pseudopfiesteria, gen. nov. . Journal of Phycology 41: 643-651.
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Pseudopfiesteria.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Pfiesteria shumwayae Glasgow & J.M.Burkholder
Holotype locality: New River Estuary, U.S. Government Marine Base Camp Lejeune, Onslow County, north Carolina, between Paradise Point and Mumford Point at 34º25'12"N, 77º14'24"W (Glasgow, Burkholder, Morton & Springer 2001: 238). Holotype: H.B. Glasgow & J.M. Burkholder; 23 July 1995; (Glasgow, Burkholder, Morton & Springer 2001: 238). Notes: Holotype: Fig. 1, SEM 93096-1 (CAAE); the parent material is H.B. Glasgow and J.M. Burkholder's sample NER092395 (CAAE). Isotype: Fig. 22, SEM93096-16.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Mesohaline estuarine waters where tidal flushing is relatively low (Litaker et al., 2005: 647).
Source of current name
Lassus, P., Chomérat, N., Hess, P. & Nézan, E. (2017 '2016'). Toxic and harmful microalgae of the World Ocean. Micro-algues toxiques et nuisibles de l'Océan Mondial. IOC Manuals and guides, 68 (Bilingual English/French). pp. 1-523, 54 pls. Denmark: International Society for the Study of Harmful Algae/ Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO.
Created: 27 July 2006 by Wendy Guiry
Verified by: 24 October 2018 by M.D. Guiry
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Small, H.J., Shields, J.D., Haas, L.W., Vogelbein, W.K., Moss, J. & Reece, K.S. (2009). Genetic variation among strains of Pseudopfiesteria shumwayae and Pfiesteria piscida (Dinophyceae). Journal of Phycology 45(6): 1315-1322.
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