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Noctiluca miliaris Suriray, nom. inval. 1816

Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Chromista
Subkingdom Harosa (supergroup SAR)
Infrakingdom Halvaria
Phylum Miozoa
Subphylum Myzozoa
Infraphylum Dinozoa
Superclass Dinoflagellata
Class Noctilucophyceae
Order Noctilucales
Family Noctilucaceae
Genus Noctiluca


Publication details
Noctiluca miliaris Suriray in Lamarck 1816: 470, nom. inval.

Published in: Lamarck, [J.B.A.P.] De (1816). Histoire naturelle des animaux sans vertèbres, présentant les caractères généraux et particuliers de ces animaux, leur distribution, leurs classes, leurs familles, leurs genres, et la citation des principales espèces qui s'y rapportent; précédée d'une introduction offrant la détermination des characteres essentiels de l'Aanimal , sa distinction du végétal et des autres corps naturels, enfin , l'eexposition des principes fondamentaux de la Zoologie. Tome second. pp. 1-568. Paris: Verdière, Libraire, quai des Augustins, No. 27.
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Publication date: March 1816

Type species
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Noctiluca.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Noctiluca scintillans (Macartney) Kofoid & Swezy

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

Nomenclatural notes
Invalid: no description. See INA. - (9 Jun 2014) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
port du Havre (Index Nominum Algarum).

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Source of current name
Larsen, J. & Nguyen-Ngoc, L. [eds.] (2004). Potentially toxic microalgae of Vietnamese waters. Opera Botanica 140: 5-216. [in English and Vietnamese]

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.

Escobar-Morales, S. & Hernández-Becerril, D.U. (2015). Free-living marine planktonic unarmoured dinoflagellates from the Gulf of Mexico and the Mexican Pacific. Botanica Marina 58(1): 9-22.

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.

Sournia, A. (1986). Atlas du phytoplancton marin. Volume I: Cyanophycées, Dictyophycées, Dinophycées, Raphidophycées. pp. [1]-219. Paris: Éditions du Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique 15, quai Anatole France - 75700 Paris.

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Verified by: 25 April 2018 by M.D. Guiry

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(Please note: only references with the binomials in the title are included. The information is from the Literature database.)

Höhfeld, I. & Melkonian, M. (1995). Ultrastructure of the flagellar apparatus of Noctiluca miliaris Suriray swarmers (Dinophyceae). Phycologia 34: 508-513, 22 figs.
Melkonian, M. & Höhfeld, I. (1988). Amphiesmal ultrastructure in Noctiluca miliaris Suriray (Dinophyceae). Helgoländer Meeresuntersuchungen 42(3-4): 601-612.
Neveux, J. (1985). An unknown chlorophyll and other pigments isolated from a bloom of Noctiluca miliaris Suriray (Dinophyceae). Phycologia 24: 361-363, 1 fig, 1 table.
Subrahmanyan, R. (1954). A new member of the Euglenineae. Protoeuglena noctilucae gen. et sp. nov., occurring in Noctiluca miliaris Suriray, causing green discoloration of the sea off Calicut. Proceedings of the Indian Academy of Sciences, Section B 39: 118-127.
Sweeney, B.M. (1978). Ultrastructure of Noctiluca miliaris (Pyrrophyta) with green flagellate symbionts. Journal of Phycology 14: 116-120, 5 figs.
Zingmark, R.G. (1970). Sexual reproduction in the dinoflagellate Noctiluca miliaris Suriray. Journal of Phycology 6: 122-126, 18 figs.

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