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Oxytoxum globosum Schiller

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Chromista
Subkingdom Harosa (supergroup SAR)
Infrakingdom Halvaria
Phylum Miozoa
Subphylum Myzozoa
Infraphylum Dinozoa
Superclass Dinoflagellata
Class Dinophyceae
Order Peridiniales
Family Oxytoxaceae
Genus Oxytoxum

 

Publication details
Oxytoxum globosum Schiller 1937: 458, fig. 515 a, b

Published in: Schiller, J. (1937). Dinoflagellatae (Peridineae). In: Dr. L. Rabenhosrst's Kryptogamen-Flora von Deutschland, Österreich und der Schweiz, 2. Aufl. X. Band, 3. Abt. 2. Teil. (Rabenhorst, L. Eds), pp. 321-590, i-vii. Leipzig: Akademische Verlagsgesellschaft M.B.H.
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Oxytoxum is Oxytoxum scolopax F.Stein.

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

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), round like a ball, globose, spherical (Stearn 1973).

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: "Vorkommen: Adria. In Zentrifugenfängen; 0-50 m." [Adriatic] (Schiller 1937: 459).

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Key references
Gómez, F., Claustre, H. & Souissi, S. (2008). Rarely reported dinoflagellates of the genera Ceratium, Gloeodinium, Histioneis, Oxytoxum and Prorocentrum (Dinophyceae) from the open southeast Pacific Ocean. Revista de Biología Marina y Oceanografía 43: 25-40, 79 figs.

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