Cryptoperidiniopsis brodyi Steidinger, Landsberg, Mason, P.L., Vogelbein, Tester & Litaker 2006

Publication Details
Cryptoperidiniopsis brodyi Steidinger, Landsberg, Mason, P.L., Vogelbein, Tester & Litaker 2006: 954, figs 1-5

Published in: Steidinger, K.A., Landsberg, J.H., Mason, P.L., Vogelbein, W.K., Tester, P.A. & Litaker, R.W. (2006). Cryptoperidiniopsis brodyi gen. et sp. nov. (Dinophyceae), a small lightly armored dinoflagellate in the Pfiesteriaceae. Journal of Phycology 42: 951-961.

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

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

Type Information
Holotype locality: Talleyrand, St. Johns River, Jacksonville, Florida, USA (30º21'41"N, 81º37'16"W; (Steidinger et al 2006: 954) Holotype: Fig. 1a (epitype) 1997; Estuarine waters; (Steidinger et al 2006: 954, 955)

General Environment
This is a freshwater species.

As in the genus. Biflagellated motile cell small, 6-11 microns in length and 5-10 microns in width. Epitheca exceeds hypotheca, hypotheca slightly compressed ventrally on right side. Cingulum displacement descending, about one cingular width. Angle of 6" dependent on cingulum displacement.

Created: 23 October 2006 by G.M. Guiry.

Last updated: 18 May 2017

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 18 May 2017. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 24 April 2024

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