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Pyrocystis pseudonoctiluca Wyville-Thompson

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

 

Publication details
Pyrocystis pseudonoctiluca Wyville-Thompson in Murray 1876: 533, pl. 21 [top]

Published in: Murray, J. (1876). Preliminary reports to Professor Thompson, F.R.S. and Director of the civilian scientific staff on work done on board the "Challenger". Proceedings of the Royal Society of London 24: 471-544, pls 21-23, 1 map.
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Type species
This is the type species (lectotype) of the genus Pyrocystis.

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

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Pyrocystis noctiluca Murray ex Haeckel 1890

Nomenclatural notes
Dodge (1982: 140) cites Schiller (1937: 485, fig. 556) regarding the nomenclature of this species.

General environment
No habitat entry has yet been made for this entity.

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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.

Parke, M. & Dixon, P.S. (1976). Check-list of British marine algae - third revision. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom 56: 527-594.

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

Created: 21 August 2002 by Olivia Fitzgerald

Verified by: 25 September 2014 by M.D. Guiry

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References
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Meunier, V. & Swift, E. (1977). Observations on thecate swarmers of Pyrocystis species in laboratory culture: Pyrocystis fusiformis Wyville Thomson ex Murray and Pyrocystis pseudonoctiluca Wyville Thomson ex Murray (Dinococcales). Phycologia 16: 359-365, 14 figs.

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