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Fragilidium subglobosum (Stosch) Loeblich III

Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Chromista
Subkingdom Harosa (supergroup SAR)
Infrakingdom Halvaria
Phylum Miozoa
Subphylum Myzozoa
Infraphylum Dinozoa
Superclass Dinoflagellata
Class Dinophyceae
Order Gonyaulacales
Family Pyrophacaceae
Genus Fragilidium


Publication details
Fragilidium subglobosum (Stosch) Loeblich III 1980: 323

Published in: Loeblich, A.R., III (1980). Dinoflagellate nomenclature. Taxon 29: 321-324.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Fragilidium is Fragilidium heterolobum Balech ex Loeblich III.

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

Helgolandinium subglobosum Stosch

Type information
Type locality: planktonic near Helgoland (Silva 1996-to date).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Helgolandinium subglobosum Stosch 1969

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Key references
Bérard-Therriault, L., Poulin, M. & Bossé, L. (1999). Guide d'identification du phytoplancton marin de l'estuaire et du Golfe du Saint-Laurent incluant également certains protozoaires. Publication Spéciale Canadienne des Sciences Halieutiques et Aquatiques 128: 1-387.

Leaw, C.P., Lim, P.T., Ng, B.K., Cheah, M.Y., Ahmad, A. & Usup, G. (2005). Phylogenetic analysis of Alexandrium species and Pyrodinium bahamense (Dinophyceae) based on theca morphology and nuclear ribosomal gene sequence. Phycologia 44: 550-565.

Nézan, E. & Chomérat, N. (2009). Fragilidium duplocampanaeforme sp. nov. (Dinophyceae): a new phagotrophic dinoflagellate from the French Atlantic coast. European Journal of Protistology 45: 2-12.

Tomas, C.R., Eds (1996). Identifying marine diatoms and dinoflagellates. pp. 1-858. San Diego: Academic Press Inc.

Created: 07 May 2002 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 04 September 2018 by M.D. Guiry

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(Please note: only references with the binomials in the title are included. The information is from the Literature database.)

Skovgaard, A. (1996). Engulfment of Ceratium spp. (Dinophyceae) by the thecate photosynthetic dinoflagellate Fragilidium subglobosum. Phycologia 35: 490-499, 29 figs, 1 table.

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