Scrippsiella acuminata (Ehrenberg) Kretschmann, Elbrächter, Zinssmeister, S.Soehner, Kirsch, Kusber & Gottschling 2015

Publication Details
Scrippsiella acuminata (Ehrenberg) Kretschmann, Elbrächter, Zinssmeister, S.Soehner, Kirsch, Kusber & Gottschling 2015: 248

Published in: Kretschmann, J., Elbrächter, M., Zinssmeister, C., Soehner, S., Kirsch, M., Kusber, W.-H. & Gottschling, M. (2015). Taxonomic clarification of the dinophyte Peridinium acuminatum Ehrenberg,  ? Scrippsiella acuminata, comb. nov. (Thoracosphaeraceae, Peridiniales). Phytotaxa 220(3): 239-256.

Type Species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Scrippsiella is Scrippsiella sweeneyae Balech.

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

Basionym
Peridinium acuminatum Ehrenberg

Type Information
Type locality: "FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF GERMANY. Baltic Sea: Schleswig-Holstein, Kiel Fjord, August 1834 [extant], G.A. Michaelis, s.n."; (Kretschmann & al. 2015: 248) Notes: "... (holotype: fig. II 5! in Abhandlungen der Königlichen Akademie der Wissenschaften in Berlin 1834, 1836, original drawing sub No. 938 at BHUPM!, no physical material found; Baltic Sea, off Federal Republic of Germany, Schleswig-Holstein, Kiel Fjord, 18th March 2009 [extant]: M. Gottschling, K.J.S. Meier, S. Söhner & C. Zinßmeister, s.n. [GeoB 427], Epitype designated here: CEDiT2014E40!, Centre of Excellence for Dinophyte Taxonomy, isoepitypes: B400041372! M229751!; illustrated here in Fig. 2)."

Origin of Species Name
Participle A (Latin), acuminate, i.e. tapering gradually or abruptly from inwardly curved sides into a narrow point (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 21 September 2015 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 18 April 2018

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G.M. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 18 April 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 03 December 2022

 
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