Karlodinium micrum (B.Leadbeater & J.D.Dodge) J.Larsen
Karlodinium micrum (B.Leadbeater & J.D.Dodge) J.Larsen 2000: 309
Published in: Daugbjerg, N., Hansen, G., Larsen, J. & Moestrup, Ø. (2000). Phylogeny of some of the major genera of dinoflagellates based on ultrastructure and partial LSU rDNA sequence data, including the erection of three new genera of unarmoured dinoflagellates. Phycologia 39: 302-317.
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Karlodinium.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Karlodinium veneficum (D.Ballantine) J.Larsen
Type locality: English Channel (50°02'N, 04°22'W) (Leadbeater & Dodge 1966: 1). Type: 9 July 1958 (isolated) ; (Leadbeater & Dodge 1966: 1). Notes: Type culture no. 207 in Plymouth collection. English Channel: near Plymouth, England (INA).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
No habitat entry has yet been made for this entity.
Source of current name
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.
Gómez, F. (2005). A list of free-living dinoflagellate species in the world's oceans. Acta Botanica Croatica 64: 129-212.
Hallegraeff, G.M., Anderson, D.M. & Cembella, A.D., Eds (2003). Manual on harmful marine microalgae. Paris: UNESCO.
Harlow, L.D., Koutoulis, A. & Hallegraeff, G.M. (2007). S-adenosylmethionine synthetase genes from eleven marine dinoflagellates. Phycologia 46: 46-53.
Lindberg, K., Moestrup, Ø & Daugbjerg, N. (2005). Studies on woloszynskioid dinoflagellates I: Woloszynskia coronata re-examined using light and electron microscopy and partial LSU rDNA sequences, with description of Tovellia gen. nov. and Jadwigia gen. nov. (Tovelliaceae fam. nov.). Phycologia 44: 416-440.
Zhang, H., Bhattacharya, D. & Lin, S. (2005). Phylogeny of dinoflagellates based on mitochondrial cytochrome b and nuclear small subunit rDNA sequence comparisons. Journal of Phycology 41: 411-420.
Created: 26 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 31 January 2007 by Wendy Guiry
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Adolf, J.E., Stoecker, D.K. & Harding, Jr, L.W. (2003). Autotrophic growth and photoacclimation in Karlodinium micrum (Dinophyceae) and Storeatula major (Cryptophyceae). Journal of Phycology 39: 1101-1108.
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 23 February 2020.