Ensiculifera loeblichii E.R.Cox & H.J.
Ensiculifera loeblichii E.R.Cox & H.J.Arnott in Parker & Brown 1971: 121, 123, 124, figs 1-34
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Pentapharsodinium trachodium Indelicato & Loeblich III 1986 (INA). Misapplied name: P. trachodium Indelicato & Loeblich (D'Onofrio et al. 1999: 1066). D'onofrio et al. argue that E. loeblichii is the first validly described Ensiculifera species (i.e. the type of the genus) and thus could not be transferred later to a new genus as proposed by Indelicato & Loeblich (1986). - (10 Apr 2012) - Wendy Guiry
E. loeblichii lacks character from which generic name is derived (INA). - (14 Jan 2016) - Wendy Guiry
According to D'Onofrio et al. (1999: 1066), Peridinium loeblichii (Cox & Arnott) Dale is a synonym of E. loeblichii. - (11 Apr 2012) - Wendy Guiry
Ensiculifera cf. loeblichii (Namibia). - (24 Aug 2006) - Wendy Guiry
This is a marine species.
Type locality: from waters off Scripps Institution, La Jolla, California (Silva 1996-to date). Type: isolated by William F. Blankley; Indiana Univ. Cult. Coll. culture LB 1595 (Silva 1996-to date
D'Onofrio, G., Marino, D., Bianco, L., Busico, E. & Montresor, M. (1999). Toward an assessment on the taxonomy of dinoflagellates that produce calcareous cysts (Calciodinelloideae, Dinophyceae): a morphological and molecular approach. Journal of Phycology 35(5): 1063-1078, 45 figs, 4 tables.
Dale, B. (1977). New observations on Peridinium faeroense Paulsen (1905), and classification of small orthoperidinioid dinoflagellates. British Phycological Journal 12(3): 241-253, 35 figs, 2 tables.
Gottschling, M., Knop, R., Plötner, J., Kirsch, M., Willems, H. & Keupp, H. (2005). A molecular phylogeny of Scrippsiella sensu lato (Calciodinellaceae, Dinophyta) with interpretations on morphology and distribution. European Journal of Phycology 40: 207-220.
Li, Z., Shin, H.H., Lim, W.-A., Lee, T., Yoon, Y.H. & Han, M.-S. (2015). Morphology and phylogeny of Pentapharsodinium jinhaense sp. nov. (Dinophyceae) producing a calcareous resting cyst. Phycologia 54(6): 566-577.
Silva, P.C. (1996-to date). Index Nominum Algarum, University Herbarium, University of California, Berkeley http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/INA.html. Updated continuously. ..
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