Woloszynskia micra B.Leadbeater & J.D.Dodge
Woloszynskia micra B.Leadbeater & J.D.Dodge 1966: 1, figs 1-22
Published in: Leadbeater, B.S.C. & Dodge, J.D. (1966). The fine structure of Woloszynskia micra sp. nov., a new marine dinoflagellate. British Phycological Bulletin 3(1): 1-17.
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Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Karlodinium veneficum (D.Ballantine) J.Larsen
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
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).
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.
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.
Dodge, J.D. (1982). Marine dinoflagellates of the British Isles. pp. 1-303, 35 figs, pls I-VIII. London: Her Majesty's Stationery Office.
Created: 26 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry
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Leadbeater, B.S.C. & Dodge, J.D. (1966). The fine structure of Woloszynskia micra sp. nov., a new marine dinoflagellate. British Phycological Bulletin 3(1): 1-17.
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Wendy Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 21 February 2020.