Pyrocystis fusiformis C.W.Thomson
Pyrocystis fusiformis C.W.Thomson in J.Murray 1876: pl. 21 [pro parte]
Original publication: Murray, J. (1876). Preliminary reports to Professor Thompson, F.R.S. and Director of the civilian scientific staff on work done on board the "Challenger". Proceedings of the Royal Society of London 24: 471-544, pls 21-23, 1 map.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
This is a marine species.
South America: Brazil (Odebrecht 2010).
The illustration is apparently sufficient to validate the name. - (27 Jan 2014) - M.D. Guiry
Liu, L. & Hastings, J.W. (2006). Novel and rapidly diverging intergenic sequences between tandem repeats of the luciferase genes in seven dinoflagellate species. Journal of Phycology 42: 96-103.
Tomas, C.R., Eds (1996). Identifying marine diatoms and dinoflagellates. pp. 1-858. San Diego: Academic Press Inc.
SAG Cultures may be viewed at http://sagdb.uni-goettingen.de/showstrains.php?genus=Pyrocystis&species=fusiformis
Cultures from the Scandinavian Culture Collection of Algae at the University of Copenhagen (SCCAP) and Protozoa may be viewed at http://www.sccap.dk/search/algaebase.asp?Genus=Pyrocystis&Species=fusiformis
Created: 29 May 2003 by Mairead Murphy
Verified by: 27 January 2014 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.)
Meunier, V. & Swift, E. (1977). Observations on thecate swarmers of Pyrocystis species in laboratory culture: Pyrocystis fusiformis Wyville Thomson ex Murray and Pyrocystis pseudonoctiluca Wyville Thomson ex Murray (Dinococcales). Phycologia 16: 359-365, 14 figs.
Pincemin, J.M. & Gayol, P. (1978). Naked and thecate swarmers in clonal Pyrocystis fusiformis: systematic and physiology problems. Archiv für Protistenkunde 120: 401-408.
Sweeney, B.M. (1982). Microsources of bioluminescence in Pyrocystis fusiformis (Pyrrophyta). Journal of Phycology 18: 412-416, 9 figs.
Swift, E. & Durbin, E.G. (1971). Similarities in the asexual reproduction of the oceanic dinoflagellates, Pyrocystis fusiformis, Pyrocystis lunula, and Pyrocystis noctiluca. Journal of Phycology 7: 89-96.
Swift, E. & Meunier, V. (1976). Effects of light intensity on division rate, stimulable bioluminescence and cell size of the oceanic dinoflagellates Dissodinium lunula, Pyrocystis fusiformis and P. noctiluca. Journal of Phycology 12: 14-22, 5 figs, 5 tables.
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2014. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 10 March 2014.
Algaebase taxon LSID: urn:lsid:algaebase.org:taxname:41552