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Phaeocystis globosa Scherffel

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Chromista
Subkingdom Hacrobia
Phylum Haptophyta
Class Coccolithophyceae
Subclass Prymnesiophycidae
Order Phaeocystales
Family Phaeocystaceae
Genus Phaeocystis

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Phaeocystis globosa Scherffel
Colonial stage.. © Robin Raine (Robin.Raine@nuigalway.ie).

Phaeocystis globosa Scherffel
Partial colony taken in phase contrast.. © Robin Raine (Robin.Raine@nuigalway.ie).

 

Phaeocystis globosa Scherffel Partial colony taken in phase contrast.
© Robin Raine (Robin.Raine@nuigalway.ie)

Publication details
Phaeocystis globosa Scherffel 1899: 317

Published in: Scherffel, A. (1899). Phaeocystis globosa n. sp. (Vorläufige Mittheilung). Berichte der Deutschen Botanische Gesellschaft 17: 317-318.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Phaeocystis is Phaeocystis pouchetii (Hariot) Lagerheim.

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.

Distributional notes
East Atlantic, 47º37'N, 8º53'W. See also distribution list (Lange et al. 2002). - (13 Dec 2010) - Wendy Guiry

Usage notes
Harmful species (Lassus et al. 2017).

General environment
This is a marine species.

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

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Key references
Funk, G. (1955). Beiträge zur Kenntnis der Meeresalgen von Neapel: Zugleich mikrophotographischer Atlas. Pubblicazioni della Stazione Zoologica di Napoli 25(Suppl.): i-x , 1-178, 36 figs.

Gómez, F. & Souissi, S. (2008). The impact of the 2003 summer heat wave and the 2005 late cold wave on the phytoplankton in the north-eastern English Channel. Comptes Rendus Biologies 331: 678.

Hallegraeff, G.M., Anderson, D.M. & Cembella, A.D., Eds (2003). Manual on harmful marine microalgae. Paris: UNESCO.

Jordan, R.W., Cros, L. & Young, J.R. (2004). A revised classification scheme for living haptophytes. Micropaleontology 50(Suppl. 1): 55-79.

Kapustin, D.O. & Gerasimiuk, V.P. (2015 '2014'). Haptophyta. In: Algae of Ukraine: diversity, nomenclature, taxonomy, ecology and geography. Volume 4: Charophyta. (Tsarenko, P.M., Wasser, S.P. & Nevo, E. Eds), pp. 483-489. Ruggell: Koeltz Scientific Books.

Larsen, J. & Nguyen-Ngoc, L. [eds.] (2004). Potentially toxic microalgae of Vietnamese waters. Opera Botanica 140: 5-216.

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.

Medlin, L.K., Lange, M. & Baumann, M.E.M. (1994). Genetic differentiation among three colony-forming species of Phaeocystis: further evidence for the phylogeny of the Prymnesiophyta. Phycologia 33(3): 199-212, 6 figs, 6 tables.

Scherffel, A. (1900). Phaeocystis globosa nov. spec. nebst einigen Betrachtungen über die Phylogenie niederer, insbesondere brauner Organismen. Wissenschaftliche Meeresuntersuchungen, Abteilung Helgoland 4: 1-29, figs 80, 81.

Schoemann, V., Becquevort, S., Stefels, J., Rousseau, V. & Lancelot, C. (2005). Phaeocystis blooms in the global ocean and their controlling mechanisms: a review. Journal of Sea Research 53: 43-66, 5 figs, 9 tables.

Throndsen, J. (1996). The planktonic marine flagellates. In: Identifying marine phytoplankton. (Tomas, C.R. Eds), pp. 591-730. San Diego: Academic Press.

Created: 17 May 2002 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 24 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.)

Janse, I., van Rijssel, M., van Hall, P.-J., Gerwig, G.J., Gottschal, J.C. & Prins, R.A. (1996). The storage glucan of Phaeocystis globosa (Prymnesiophyceae) cells. Journal of Phycology 32: 382-387, 2 figs, 1 table.
Peperzak, L. & Gabler-Schwarz, S. (2012). Current knowledge of the life cycles of Phaeocystis globosa and Phaeocystis antarctica (Prymnesiophyceae). Journal of Phycology 48(3): 514-517.
Scherffel, A. (1899). Phaeocystis globosa n. sp. (Vorläufige Mittheilung). Berichte der Deutschen Botanische Gesellschaft 17: 317-318.
Scherffel, A. (1900). Phaeocystis globosa nov. spec. nebst einigen Betrachtungen über die Phylogenie niederer, insbesondere brauner Organismen. Wissenschaftliche Meeresuntersuchungen, Abteilung Helgoland 4: 1-29, figs 80, 81.
van Rijssel, M., Hamm, C.E. & Gieskes, W.W.C. (1997). Phaeocystis globosa (Prymnesiophyceae) colonies: hollow structures built with small amounts of polysaccharides. European Journal of Phycology 32: 185-192, 7 figs, 1 table.
Wang, X., Wang, Y. & Smith, W.O. Jr (2011). The role of nitrogen on the growth and colony development of Phaeocystis globosa (Prymnesiophyceae). European Journal of Phycology 46(3): 305-314.

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