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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.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Scrippsiella is Scrippsiella sweeneyae Balech ex A.R.Loeblich III.

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).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Peridinium acuminatum Ehrenberg 1836
Heteraulacus acuminatus (Ehrenberg) Diesing 1850
Goniodoma acuminatum (Ehrenberg) F.Stein 1883
Glenodinium acuminatum (Ehrenberg) Jørgensen 1899

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Glenodinium trochoideum F.Stein 1883
Peridinium faeroense Paulsen 1905
Peridinium trochoideum (F.Stein) Lemmermann 1910
Scrippsiella faeroensis (Paulsen) Balech & Soares 1966
Scrippsiella trochoidea (F.Stein) A.R.Loeblich III 1976
Calciodinellum faeroense (Paulsen) Havskum 1991

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Lewis, J., Taylor, J.D., Neale, K. & Leroy, S.A.G. (2018). Expanding known dinoflagellate distributions: investigations of slurry cultures from Caspian Sea. Botanica Marina 61(1): 21-31.

Created: 21 September 2015 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 18 April 2018 by G.M. Guiry

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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.

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