Karlodinium armiger Bergholtz, Daugbjerg & Moestrup
Karlodinium armiger Bergholtz, Daugbjerg & Moestrup 2006: 173, figs 2-12
Published in: Bergholtz, T., Daugbjerg, N., Moestrup, O. & Fernández-Tejedor, M. (2006). On the identity of Karlodinium veneficum and description of Karlodinium armiger sp. nov. (Dinophyceae), based on light and electron microscopy, nuclear encoded LSU rDNA and pigment composition. Journal of Phycology 42(1): 170-193.
Publication date: 2006
The type species (holotype) of the genus Karlodinium is Karlodinium micrum (B.Leadbeater & J.D.Dodge) J.Larsen.
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This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Epithet refers to many trichocysts in periphery of cell; it is not clear from the original publication whether a noun or an adjective was intended; Moestrup (pers. comm.) informed me that a noun in apposition was intended. - (19 May 2017) - M.D. Guiry
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Alfacs Bay, Ebro Delta, NW Mediterranean (Spain) (Bergholtz et al 2006: 173). Holotype: Botanical Museum, Copenhagen University (C) A-2381 (Bergholtz et al 2006: 173). Notes: Holotype: A fixed and embedded sample of culture K-0668. The Spanish isolate was established into clonal culture by M. Fernández-Tejedor. A subculture has been deposited in the Scandinavian Culture centre for Algae and Protozoa.
Garces, E., Fernandez, M., Penna, A., Van Lenning, K., Gutierrez, A., Camp, J. & Zapata, M. (2006). Characterization of NW Mediterranean Karlodinium spp. (Dinophyceae) strains using morphological, molecular, chemical and physiological methodologies. Journal of Phycology 42: 1096-1112.
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.
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Bergholtz, T., Daugbjerg, N., Moestrup, O. & Fernández-Tejedor, M. (2006). On the identity of Karlodinium veneficum and description of Karlodinium armiger sp. nov. (Dinophyceae), based on light and electron microscopy, nuclear encoded LSU rDNA and pigment composition. Journal of Phycology 42(1): 170-193.
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