Oxytoxum Stein, 1883
Lectotype species: Oxytoxum scolopax F.Stein
Original publication:Stein, F. (1883). Die naturgeschichte der arthrodelen Flagellaten. In: Der Organismus der Infusionstiere. III. Pt. 2. ( Eds), pp. 1-30. Leipzig:
Type designated in Loeblich, A.R. & Loeblich, A.R. (1966). Index to the genera, subgenera, and sections of the Pyrrhophyta. Studies in Tropical Oceanography 3: 1-94.
Taxonomic status: currently recognized as a distinct genus.
Most recent taxonomic treatment adopted: Carbonell-Moore, M.C. (2017). The rediscovery of Archaeosphaerodiniopsis Rampi (Dinophyceae). European Journal of Phycology 52(1): 57-63, 14 figs.
Taoxnomic position uncertain (Carbonell-Moore 2017: 62). - (30 Mar 2017) - M.D. Guiry
Numbers of names and species: There are 72 species names in the database at present, as well as 3 infraspecific names. Of the species names, 46 have been flagged as accepted taxonomically on the basis of the listed literature under the species name. In some instances, opinions on taxonomic validity differ from author to author and users are encouraged to form their own opinion. AlgaeBase is a work in progress and should not be regarded as a definitive source only as a guide to the literature..
Names: ('C' indicates a name that is accepted taxonomically; 'S' a homotypic or heterotypic synonym; 'U' indicates a name of uncertain taxonomic status, but which has been subjected to some verification nomenclaturally; 'P' indicates a preliminary AlgaeBase entry that has not been subjected to any kind of verification. For more information on a species click on it to activate a link to the Species database):
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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.
Dodge, J.D. (1982). Marine dinoflagellates of the British Isles. pp. 1-303, 35 figs, pls I-VIII. London: Her Majesty's Stationery Office.
Steidinger, K.A. & Tangen, K. (1996). Dinoflagellates. In: Identifying Marine Phytoplankton. (Tomas, C.R. Eds), pp. 387-584. San Diego: Academic Press.
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Created: 07 May 2002 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 04 September 2018 by M.D. Guiry
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