")
158,866 species and infraspecific names are in the database, 22,385 images, 61,541 bibliographic items, 456,697 distributional records.

Ornithocercus splendidus F.Schütt 1892

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Chromista
Subkingdom Harosa (supergroup SAR)
Infrakingdom Halvaria
Phylum Miozoa
Subphylum Myzozoa
Infraphylum Dinozoa
Superclass Dinoflagellata
Class Dinophyceae
Order Dinophysales
Family Dinophysaceae
Genus Ornithocercus

Pictures

click on thumbnail for larger version.

Ornithocercus splendidus F.Schütt
04 Feb 2011. John Dolan (dolan@obs-vlfr.fr). © John Dolan (dolan@obs-vlfr.fr).

 

Pterocladia pectinata (A.Gepp & E.S.Gepp) A.H.S.Lucas

Ornithocercus splendidus F.Schütt
© John Dolan (dolan@obs-vlfr.fr)

Publication details
Ornithocercus splendidus F.Schütt 1892: 272, 299, figs 82, 83

Published in: Schütt, F. (1892). Das Pflanzenleben der Hochsee. Ergebnisse der Plankton-Expedition der Humboldt-Stiftung 1A: 243-324.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Ornithocercus is Ornithocercus magnificus F.Stein.

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

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Ornithocercus splendens Schütt 1896
Histioneis splendida G.Murray & Whitting 1899

Nomenclatural notes
Seemingly originally first introduced without a description, but validated by analytical figures (Melbourne Code; see ICN Art. 38.7 "For the purpose of Art. 38.5, prior to 1 January 1908, an illustration with analysis (see Art. 38.9 and 38.10) is acceptable in place of a written description or diagnosis."). - (13 Apr 2018) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Key references
Schütt, F. (1895). Die Peridineen der Plankton-Expedition. Ergebnisse der Plankton-Expedition der Humboldt-Stiftung 4: 1-170, 27 pls.

Steidinger, K.A. & Tangen, K. (1996). Dinoflagellates. In: Identifying Marine Phytoplankton. (Tomas, C.R. Eds), pp. 387-584. San Diego: Academic Press.

Taylor, F.J.R. (1976). Dinoflagellates from the International Indian Ocean Expedition: A report on material collected by the R.V. "Anton Bruun". Bibliotheca Botanica 132: 1-234, 46 pls, 5 charts, 5 tables.

Created: 07 May 2002 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 13 April 2018 by M.D. Guiry

Accesses: This record has been accessed by users 1418 times since it was created.

Verification of data
Users are responsible for verifying the accuracy of information before use, as noted on the website Content page.

Linking to this page: http://www.algaebase.org/search/species/detail/?species_id=52499

Citing AlgaeBase
Cite this record as:
M.D. 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 10 August 2020.

SITE © 1996 - 2020 M.D. Guiry. All rights reserved.

Website Design : 249 Design Studio