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Dissodinium lunula (Schütt) Klebs 1916

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

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Dissodinium lunula (Schütt) Klebs
04 Feb 2011. John Dolan (dolan@obs-vlfr.fr). © John Dolan (dolan@obs-vlfr.fr).

 

Publication details
Dissodinium lunula (Schütt) Klebs in Pascher 1916: 36

Published in: Pascher, A. (1916). Studien über die rhizopodiale Entwicklung der Flagellaten. Archiv für Protistenkunde 36: 82-136.

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

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Pyrocystis lunula (F.Schütt) F.Schütt

Basionym
Gymnodinium lunula Schütt

Type information
Type locality: Atlantic Ocean (Index Nominum Algarum). Notes: Ostsee, Nordsee, Mittelmeer, Atlantic (INA).

Origin of species name
Noun (Latin), diminutive of luna, moon (Brown 1946).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Pankow, H. (1976). Algenflora der Ostsee. II. Plankton (einschliesslich benthischer Kieselalgen). pp. 1-493, 880 figs, 26 pls. Jena: Gustav Fischer.

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

Created: 29 May 2003 by Mairead Murphy

Verified by: 10 December 2018 by M.D. Guiry

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

Swift, E. & Meunier, V. (1976). Effects of light intensity on division rate, stimulable bioluminescence and cell size of the oceanic dinoflagellates Dissodinium lunula, Pyrocystis fusiformis and P. noctiluca. Journal of Phycology 12: 14-22, 5 figs, 5 tables.

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