Luciella masanensis P.L. , Jeong, Litaker, Reece & Steidinger
Luciella masanensis P.L.Mason, Jeong, Litaker, Reece & Steidinger in P.L.Mason et al. 2007: 803, 804, figs 1-3
Published in: Mason, P.L., Litaker, R.W., Jeong, H.J., Ha, J.H., Reece, K.S., Stokes, N.A., Park, J.Y., Steidinger, K.A., Vandersea, M.W., Kibler, S., Tester, P.A. & Vogelbein, W.K. (2007). Description of a new genus of Pfiesteria -like dinoflagellate, Luciella gen. nov. (Dinophyceae),including two new species: Luciella masanensis sp. nov. and Luciella atlantis sp. nov.. Journal of Phycology 43: 799-810.
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Luciella.
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Harmful species (Lassus et al. 2017). - (19 May 2017) - M.D. Guiry
This is a marine species.
As in the genus. Kofoidian plate formula Po, cp, X, 4', 2a, 6", 6c, PC, 5+s, 5"', Op, and 2"". Anterior intercalary plates are diamond-shaped and nearly square. Motile stages are small, biflagellated cells 9.6 to 15.7 microns long. Biflagellated stages, including gametes, and triflagellated planozygote stages. Temporary benthic or resting cyst stages present.
Holotype locality: Masan Bay, Korea (35.2130N and 128.2429E) (Mason et al. 2007: 803). Holotype: Fig. 1a (epitype) (Mason et al. 2007: 803). Notes: The SEM stub containing the type material from culture number 200505 will be archived with the collection of the Department of Botany, Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, Washington, D.C., USA. The corresponding isolate used to make the stub was deposited in the Provasli-Guillard National Center for Culture of Marine Phytoplankton (CCMP 2927), West Boothbay Harbor, Maine, USA. Isotypes: Fig. 1, b, d,and e (SEM stub VIMS-D315A, Smithsonian Natl. Mus. Nat. Hist.).
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: 25 October 2007 by Wendy Guiry
Verified by: 19 May 2017 by M.D. Guiry
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Mason, P.L., Litaker, R.W., Jeong, H.J., Ha, J.H., Reece, K.S., Stokes, N.A., Park, J.Y., Steidinger, K.A., Vandersea, M.W., Kibler, S., Tester, P.A. & Vogelbein, W.K. (2007). Description of a new genus of Pfiesteria -like dinoflagellate, Luciella gen. nov. (Dinophyceae),including two new species: Luciella masanensis sp. nov. and Luciella atlantis sp. nov.. Journal of Phycology 43: 799-810.
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 20 November 2018.