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Dinobryon divergens O.E.Imhof 1887

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Chromista
Phylum Ochrophyta
Class Chrysophyceae
Order Chromulinales
Family Dinobryaceae
Genus Dinobryon

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Dinobryon divergens O.E.Imhof
Stromatocyst with neck. BF image. Pitsford Water, Northampton UK. 04 Mar 2014. © C.F. Carter (Chris.carter'at'6cvw.freeuk.com.

Dinobryon divergens O.E.Imhof
Yardley Chase, Northamptonshire, UK. BF image.. 29 Feb 2008. © C.F.Carter(chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk,com).

Dinobryon divergens O.E.Imhof
Bainbridge Island, Washington, USA; pond, cyst, 1000x, DIC. 28 May 2009. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net).

Dinobryon divergens O.E.Imhof
Bainbridge Island, Washington, USA; pond, cyst, 1000x, DIC. 28 May 2009. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net).

Dinobryon divergens O.E.Imhof
Bainbridge Island, Washington, USA; pond, 400x, DIC. 28 May 2009. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net).

Dinobryon divergens O.E.Imhof
Bainbridge Island, Washington, USA; pond, 400x, DIC. 16 Feb 2009. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net).

 

Dinobryon divergens O.E.Imhof Bainbridge Island, Washington, USA; pond, cyst, 1000x, DIC
© Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net)

Publication details
Dinobryon divergens O.E.Imhof 1887: 134

Published in: Imhof, O.E. (1887). Studien über die Fauna hochalpiner Seen, insbesondere des Cantons Graubünden. Jahresbericht der Naturforschenden Gesellschaft Graubündens 30: 45-164.

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Dinobryon is Dinobryon sertularia Ehrenberg.

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

Type information
Type locality: Switzerland-Italy: high alpine lakes (Index Nominum Algarum).

Origin of species name
Participle B (Latin), divergent, going different ways (Stearn 1985).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Dinobryon cylindricum var. divergens (O.E.Imhof) Lemmermann 1901
Dinobryon sertularia var. divergens (O.E.Imhof) Playfair 1913

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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Key references
Bourrelly, P. (1957). Recherches sur les Chrysophycées. Morphologie, phylogénie, systématique. Revue Algologique: Mémoire Hors-Série 1: [1]-412.

Dillard, G.E. (2007). Freshwater algae of the southeastern United States Part 8. Chrysophyceae, Xanthophyceae, Cryptophyceae and Dinophyceae. Bibliotheca Phycologica 112: [i-vi], 1-127, 22 pls.

Hirose, H., Yamagishi, T. & Akiyama, M. (1977). Illustrations of the Japanese fresh-water algae. pp. [8 col. pls], [1]-933, 244 pls in text. Tokyo: Uchida Rokakuho Publishing Co., Ltd. [in Japanese]

Hu, H. & Wei, Y. (2006). The freshwater algae of China. Systematics, taxonomy and ecology. pp. [4 pls of 16 figs], [i-iv], i-xv, 1-1023. China: www.sciencep.com.

Kasten J., Kusber W.-H., Riedmüller U., Tworeck A., Oschwald L. & Mischke U. (2018). Steckbriefe der Phytoplankton-Indikatortaxa in den WRRL Bewertungsverfahren PhytoSee und PhytoFluss mit Begleittext – 1. Lieferung: 50 Steckbriefe ausgewählter Indikatortaxa. pp. 1-177. Berlin: Botanic Garden and Botanical Museum Berlin, Freie Universität Berlin.

Kristiansen, J. & Preisig, H.R. (2011). Phylum Chrysophyta (Golden Algae). In: The freshwater algal flora of the British Isles. An identification guide to freshwater and terrestrial algae. Second edition. (John, D.M., Whitton, B.A. & Brook, A.J. Eds), pp. 281-317. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

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

Skuja, H. (1956). Taxonomische und biologische Studien über das Phytoplankton schwedischer Binnengewässer. Nova Acta Regiae Societatis Scientiarum Upsaliensis, Series IV 16(3): 1-404, + 63 pls.

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References
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Herth, W. (1979). Behaviour of the Chrysoflagellate alga, Dinobryon divergens, during lorica formation. Protoplasma 100: 345-351.
Veen A. (1991). Ecophysiological studies on the phagotrophic phytoflagellate Dinobryon divergensImhof. PhD Thesis. pp. [1]-125. Amsterdam: University of Amsterdam.

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