Diplodinium lunula (F.Schütt) G.A.Klebs 1912

Pyrocystis lunula (F.Schütt) F.Schütt

Current name: Pyrocystis lunula (F.Schütt) F.Schütt - 04 February 2011. John Dolan (dolan@obs-vlfr.fr)

Publication Details
Diplodinium lunula (F.Schütt) G.A.Klebs 1912: 388, fig. 4

Published in: Klebs, G. (1912). Über Flagellaten- und Algen-ähnliche Peridineen. Verhandlungen des Naturhistorisch-medizinischen Vereins zu Heidelberg, Neue Folge 11: 369-451, 15 figures, plate 10.

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Publication date: July 1912

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

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

Gymnodinium lunula F.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).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 29 May 2003 by Mairead Murphy.

Last updated: 10 March 2024

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E.A. Molinari Novoa in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 10 March 2024. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 16 June 2024

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