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Histioneis highleyi G.Murray & Whitting 1899

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

 

Publication details
Histioneis highleyi G.Murray & Whitting 1899: 334, pl. 32: fig. 5 (as 'highleii' )

Published in: Murray, G. & Whitting, F. (1899). New Peridiniaceae from the Atlantic. Transactions of the Linnean Society of London, Botany, Series 2, 5: 321-342, pls 27-33.
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Publication date: 1899

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Histioneis is Histioneis remora F.Stein.

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

Eponomy
Named for P. Highley, illustrator.

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

Nomenclatural notes
Epithet corrected by Taylor (1976: 45). - (13 Apr 2018) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Gómez, F. (2007). Synonymy and biogeography of the dinoflagellate genus Histioneis (Dinophysiales: Dinophyceae). Revista de Biologia Tropical 55: 459-477.

Schiller, J. (1931). Dinoflagellatae (Peridineae). 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. 1-256. Leipzig: Akademische Verlagsgesellschaft M.B.H.

Taylor, F.J.R. (1976). Dinoflagellates from the International Indian Ocean Expedition: A report on material collected by the R.V. "Anton Bruun". Bibliotheca Botanica 132: 1-234, 46 pls, 5 charts, 5 tables.

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