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Oxytoxum coronatum Schiller 1937

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

 

Publication details
Oxytoxum coronatum Schiller 1937: 454, fig. 503

Published in: Schiller, J. (1937). Dinoflagellatae (Peridineae). In: Dr. L. Rabenhosrst's Kryptogamen-Flora von Deutschland, Österreich und der Schweiz, 2. Aufl. X. Band, 3. Abt. 2. Teil. (Rabenhorst, L. Eds), pp. 321-590, i-vii. Leipzig: Akademische Verlagsgesellschaft M.B.H.
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Oxytoxum is Oxytoxum scolopax F.Stein.

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

Type information
Type locality: "Vorkommen: Adria. In Zentrifugenfängen bis 75 m beobachtet.' [Adriatic] (Schiller 1937: 454).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), crowned (Stearn 1985).

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Oxytoxum coronatum Schiller)
Europe: Adriatic Sea (Vilicic, Marasovic & Miokovic 2002), Mediterranean (Gómez 2003), Scandinavia (Karlason & al. 2018).

World: World (Gómez 2005, Gómez 2012).

Key references
Gómez, F., Claustre, H. & Souissi, S. (2008). Rarely reported dinoflagellates of the genera Ceratium, Gloeodinium, Histioneis, Oxytoxum and Prorocentrum (Dinophyceae) from the open southeast Pacific Ocean. Revista de Biología Marina y Oceanografía 43: 25-40, 79 figs.

Schiller, J. (1937). Dinoflagellatae (Peridineae). In: Dr. L. Rabenhosrst's Kryptogamen-Flora von Deutschland, Österreich und der Schweiz, 2. Aufl. X. Band, 3. Abt. 2. Teil. (Rabenhorst, L. Eds), pp. 321-590, i-vii. Leipzig: Akademische Verlagsgesellschaft M.B.H.

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