Baldinia anauniensis Gert Hansen & Daugbjerg 2007

Publication Details
Baldinia anauniensis Gert Hansen & Daugbjerg 2007: 91

Published in: Hansen, G., Daugbjerg, N. & Henriksen, P. (2007). Baldinia anauniensis gen. et sp. nov.: a 'new' dinoflagellate from Lake Tovel, N. Italy. Phycololgia 46: 86-108.

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

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

Type Information
Type locality: Lake Tovel, Italy; (Hansen et al. 2007: 91) Holotype: Fig. 14 (epitype) 29 July 2003; The Botanical Museum, University of Copenhagen; CAT2384 (Hansen et al. 2007: 91) Notes: A resin block of the clonal culture has been deposited at the Botanical Museum, University of Copenhagen, accession no. CAT2384.

General Environment
This is a freshwater species.

Cells ovoid with hemispherical epi- and hyposome. Length 23-28 microns; width 18-24 microns. Cingulum median and displaced one cingular width. Sulcus narrow, not reaching the antapex. Numerous amphiesmal vesicles present. One yellow-greenish chloroplast radiating from a central pyrenoid complex. U-shaped nucleus in the centre of the cell. Longitudinal striated collar reduced. Tubular pusule situated in pyrenoid cavity.Trichocysts absent. Peduncle present. Resting cysts with smooth and inflated outer wall. Length c 35 microns; width c 28 microns. The apical part truncated, the antapical part indented. Inner wall thin and closely appressed to the rounded cytoplasmic part.

Created: 03 February 2007 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 23 May 2017

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