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Pfiesteria shumwayae Glasgow & J.M.Burkholder 2001

Publication details
Pfiesteria shumwayae Glasgow & J.M.Burkholder 2001: 237, figs 1-16, 11-13

Published in: Glasgow, H.B., Burkholder, J.M., Morton, S.L. & Springer, J. (2001). A second species of ichtyotoxic Pfiesteria (Dinamoebales, Dinophyceae). Phycologia 40: 234-245.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Pfiesteria is Pfiesteria piscicida Steidinger & J.M.Burkholder.

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

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Pseudopfiesteria shumwayae (Glasgow & J.M.Burkholder) Litaker, Steidinger, P.Mason, Shields & P.Tester 2005

Usage notes
Harmful species; Ichthyotoxic (Glasgow et al., 2001: 234).

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Holotype locality: New River Estuary, U.S. Government Marine Base Camp Lejeune, Onslow County, north Carolina, between Paradise Point and Mumford Point at 34º25'12"N, 77º14'24"W (Glasgow, Burkholder, Morton & Springer 2001: 238). Holotype: H.B. Glasgow & J.M. Burkholder; 23 July 1995; (Glasgow, Burkholder, Morton & Springer 2001: 238). Notes: Holotype: Fig. 1, SEM 93096-1 (CAAE); the parent material is H.B. Glasgow and J.M. Burkholder's sample NER092395 (CAAE). Isotype: Fig. 22, SEM93096-16.

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Key references
Hallegraeff, G.M., Anderson, D.M. & Cembella, A.D., Eds (2003). Manual on harmful marine microalgae. Paris: UNESCO.

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.

Moestrup, Ø. & Calado, A.J. (2018). Süßwasserflora von Mitteleuropa. Freshwater Flora of Central Europe, Volume 6: Dinophyceae. pp. [i]-xii, [1]-560, 421 figs. Berlin: Springer Spektrum.

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

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Parrow, M.W. & Burkholder, J.M. (2003). Reproduction and sexuality in Pfiesteria shumwayae (Dinophyceae). Journal of Phycology 39: 697-711.
Skelton, H.M., Burkholder, J.M. & Parrow, M.W. (2008). Axenic cultivation of the heterotrophic dinoflagellate Pfiesteria shumwayae and observations on feeding behaviour. Journal of Phycology 44: 1614-1624.
Small, H.J., Shields, J.D., Haas, L.W., Vogelbein, W.K., Moss, J. & Reece, K.S. (2009). Genetic variation among strains of Pseudopfiesteria shumwayae and Pfiesteria piscida (Dinophyceae). Journal of Phycology 45(6): 1315-1322.

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