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Oxyrrhis marina Dujardin

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Chromista
Subkingdom Harosa (supergroup SAR)
Infrakingdom Halvaria
Phylum Miozoa
Subphylum Myzozoa
Infraphylum Dinozoa
Superclass Dinoflagellata
Class Oxyrrhidophyceae (Oxyrrhida)
Order Oxyrrhinales
Family Oxyrrhinaceae
Genus Oxyrrhis

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Oxyrrhis marina Dujardin
Cuba. 29 Jan 2014. © Liliana Gomez Luna.

Oxyrrhis marina Dujardin
Cuba. 29 Jan 2014. © Liliana Gomez Luna.

Oxyrrhis marina Dujardin
Cuba. 29 Jan 2014. © Liliana Gomez Luna.

Oxyrrhis marina Dujardin
Cuba. 29 Jan 2014. © Liliana Gomez Luna.

 

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Oxyrrhis marina Dujardin Cuba
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Publication details
Oxyrrhis marina Dujardin 1841: 347, pl. V: fig. 4

Published in: Dujardin, F. (1841). Histoire naturelle des Zoophytes, Infusoires, comprenant la physiologie et la clasification de ces animaux et la manière de les étudier à l'aide du microscope. pp. i-xii, 1-684. Paris: Librarie Encyclopédique de Roret.
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Type species
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Oxyrrhis.

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

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), growing in the sea (Stearn 1973).

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Glyphidium marinum Fresenius 1865
Oxyrrhis tentaculifera Conrad 1939
Oxyrrhis maritima Van Meel 1969

Usage notes
Produces docosahexaenoic acid (Yoon et al., 2017). - (28 Apr 2017) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Mediterranean (Dujardin 1841: 347). Notes: Iconotype: pl. V: fig. 4?

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Key references
Dodge, J.D. (1982). Marine dinoflagellates of the British Isles. pp. 1-303, 35 figs, pls I-VIII. London: Her Majesty's Stationery Office.

Jeong, H.J., Kim, H.R., Kim, K.L., Kim, K.Y., Park, K.H., Kim, S.T., Yoo, Y.D., Song, J.Y., Kim, J.S., Seong, K.A., Yih, W.H., Pae, S.J., Lee, C.H., Huh, M.D. & Lee, S.H. (2002). NaOCl produced by electrolysis of natural seawater as a potential method to control marine red-tide dinoflagellates. Phycologia 41: 643-656.

Leblond, J.D., Dodson, J. & Dahmen, J.L. (2013). Mono- and digalctosyldiacylglycerol composition of dinoflagellates, VII. Evidence against galactolipid production and plastid presence in the heterotrophic, basal dinoflagellate, Oxyrrhis marina. 48(3): 309-317.

Parke, M. & Dixon, P.S. (1976). Check-list of British marine algae - third revision. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom 56: 527-594.

Schiller, J. (1932). Dinoflagellatae (Peridineae). In: Dr. L. Rabenhosrst's Kryptogamen-Flora von Deutschland, Österreich und der Schweiz, 2. Aufl. 10. Bd 3. Abt. 1 Teil. (Kolkwitz, R. Eds), pp. 257-432. Leipzig: Akademische Verlagsgesellschaft M.B.H.

Sournia, A. (1986). Atlas du phytoplancton marin. Volume I: Cyanophycées, Dictyophycées, Dinophycées, Raphidophycées. pp. [1]-219. Paris: Éditions du Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique 15, quai Anatole France - 75700 Paris.

Steidinger, K.A. & Tangen, K. (1996). Dinoflagellates. In: Identifying Marine Phytoplankton. (Tomas, C.R. Eds), pp. 387-584. San Diego: Academic Press.

Yoon, E.Y., Park, J., Jeong, H.J. & Rho, J.-R. (2017). Fatty acid composition and docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) content of the heterotrophic dinoflgellate Oxrrhis marina fed on dried yeast: compared with algal prey. Algae. An International Journal of Algal Research 32(1): 67-74.

Culture Centre for Algae and Protozoa (CCAP) cultures
Strain Number 1133/3 Oxyrrhis marina Dujardin
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Created: 07 May 2002 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 16 April 2018 by M.D. Guiry

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

Clarke, K.J. & Pennick, N.C. (1972). Flagellar scales in Oxyrrhis marina Dujardin. British Phycological Journal 7: 357-360.
Clarke, K.J. & Pennick, N.C. (1976). The occurrence of body scales in Oxyrrhis marina Dujardin. British Phycological Journal 11: 345-348.
Dodge, J.D. & Crawford, R.M. (1971). Fine structure of the dinoflagellate Oxyrrhis marina II. The flagellar system. Protistologica 7: 399-409.
Dodge, J.D. & Crawford, R.M. (1974). Fine structure of the dinoflagellate Oxyrrhis marina III - Phagotrophy. Protistologica 10: 239-244.
Droop, M.R. & Pennock, J.F. (1971). Terpenoid quinones and steroids in the nutrition of Oxyrrhis marina. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom 51: 455-470.
Droop, M.R. (1959). A note on some physical conditions for cultivating Oxyrrhis marina. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom 38: 599-604.
Droop, M.R. (1959). Nutrition of Oxyrrhis marina Dujardin. British Phycological Bulletin 1(7): 27-28.
Droop, M.R. (1959). Water-soluble factors in the nutrition of Oxyrrhis marina. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom 38: 605-620.
Höhfeld, I. & Melkonian, M. (1998). Lifting the curtain? The microtubular cytoskeleton of Oxyrrhis marina (Dinophyceae) and its rearrangement during Phagocytosis. Protist 149: , 75-88.
Höhfeld, I., Beech, P.L. & Melkonian, M. (1994). Immunolocalization of centrin in Oxyrrhis marina (Dinophyceae). Journal of Phycology 30: 474-489, 44 figs.
Kristiansen, J. (1974). Rødfarvring af Horn Sø ved Lemvig forårsaget af dinoflagellaten Oxyrrhis marina. Flora Fauna 80: 65-69.
Leblond, J.D., Dodson, J. & Dahmen, J.L. (2013). Mono- and digalctosyldiacylglycerol composition of dinoflagellates, VII. Evidence against galactolipid production and plastid presence in the heterotrophic, basal dinoflagellate, Oxyrrhis marina. 48(3): 309-317.
Roberts, K.R. (1985). The flagellar apparatus of Oxyrrhis marina (Pyrrophyta). Journal of Phycology 21: 641-655, 42 figs.
Roberts, K.R., Rusche, M.L. & Taylor, F.J.R. (1993). The cortical microtubular cytoskeleton of Oxyrrhis marina (Dinophyceae) observed with immunofluorescence and electron microscopy. Journal of Phycology 29: 642 -649, 17 figs.
Triemer, R.E. (1982). A unique mitotic variation in the marine dinoflagellate Oxyrrhis marina (Pyrrophyta). Journal of Phycology 18: 399-411, 20 figs.

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