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Polykrikos kofoidii Chatton 1914

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

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Polykrikos kofoidii Chatton
Suquamish, Washington, USA; Suquamish Tribal Dock, 400x, DIC. 11 Jul 2009. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net).

 

Polykrikos kofoidii Chatton Suquamish, Washington, USA; Suquamish Tribal Dock, 400x, DIC
© Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net)

Publication details
Polykrikos kofoidii Chatton 1914: 161, 191 (as 'kofoidi' )

Published in: Chatton, É. (1914). Les cnidocysts du Péridinien Polykrikos schwartzii Bütschli. Archives de Zoologie Expérimentale et Générale 54: 157-194, pls IX, XVIII figs.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Polykrikos is Polykrikos schwartzii Bütschli.

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

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

Habitat notes
temperate to tropical waters; cosmopolitan (Steidinger & Tangen, 1996). - (5 Jun 2014) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Pacific Ocean (Dodge 1982: 118).

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Key references
Dodge, J.D. (1982). Marine dinoflagellates of the British Isles. pp. 1-303, 35 figs, pls I-VIII. London: Her Majesty's Stationery Office.

Hoppenrath, M. & Leander, B.S. (2007). Character evolution in polykrikoid dinoflagellates. Journal of Phycology 43(2): 366-377, 5 figs, 2 tables.

Jeong, H.J., Kim, H.R., Kim, K.L., Kim, K.Y., Park, K.H., Kim, S.T., Yoo, Y.D., Song, J.Y., Kim, J.S., Seong, K.A., Yih, W.H., Pae, S.J., Lee, C.H., Huh, M.D. & Lee, S.H. (2002). NaOCl produced by electrolysis of natural seawater as a potential method to control marine red-tide dinoflagellates. Phycologia 41: 643-656.

Krakhmalny, A.F. [Krachmalny, A.F.] (2011). Dinophyta of Ukraine (illustrated book for identification). pp. [1]-442, 32 figs, 117 pls. Kiev: Alterpres. [in Russian]

Nagai, S., Matsuyama, Y., Takayama, H. & Kotani, Y. (2002). Morphology of Polykrikos kofoidii and P. schwartzii (Dinophyceae, Polykrikaceae) cysts obtained in culture. Phycologia 41(4): 319-327.

Schiller, J. (1933). Dinoflagellatae (Peridineae) in monographischer behandlung.. In: Dr. L. Rabenhosrst's Kryptogamen-Flora von Deutschland, Österreich und der Schweiz, 2. Aufl. 10. Bd 3. Abt. 1 Teil. (Kolkwitz, R. Eds), pp. 433-617. Leipzig: Akademische Verlagsgesellschaft M.B.H.

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

Tillmann, U. & Hoppenrath, M. (2013). Life cycle of the pseudocolonial dinoflagellate Polykrikos kofoidii (Gymnodiniales, Dinoflagellata). Journal of Phycology 49(2): 298-317.

Created: 07 May 2002 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 30 August 2018 by M.D. Guiry

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References
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Kim, K.-Y., Iwataki, M. & Kim, C.-H. (2008). Molecular phylogenetic affiliations of Dissodinium pseudolunula, Pheopolykrikos hartmannii, Polykrikos cf. schwartzii and Polykrikos kofoidii to Gymnodinium sensu stricto species (Dinophyceae) (Research Note). Phycological Research 56(2): 89-92.
Matsuoka, K., Cho, H.-J. & Jacobson, M. (2000). Observations of the feeding behavior and growth rates of the heterotrophic dinoflgellate Polykrikos kofoidii (Polykrikaceae, Dinophyceae) (Research Note). Phycologia 39: 82-86.
Nagai, S., Matsuyama, Y., Takayama, H. & Kotani, Y. (2002). Morphology of Polykrikos kofoidii and P. schwartzii (Dinophyceae, Polykrikaceae) cysts obtained in culture. Phycologia 41(4): 319-327.
Tillmann, U. & Hoppenrath, M. (2013). Life cycle of the pseudocolonial dinoflagellate Polykrikos kofoidii (Gymnodiniales, Dinoflagellata). Journal of Phycology 49(2): 298-317.

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