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Oxytoxum elegans Pavillard 1916

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 elegans Pavillard 1916: 43, pl. 2: fig. 4

Published in: Pavillard, J. (1916). Recherches sur les Péridiniens du Golfe du Lion. Travail de l'Institut de botanique de l'Université de Montpellier et de la station zoologique de Cette, Série mixte, Mémoire No. 4: 1-70.

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.

Origin of species name
Adjective B (Latin), elegant (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Corythodinium elegans (Pavillard) F.J.R.Taylor 1976

General environment
This is a marine species.

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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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