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Oblea rotunda (Lebour) Balech ex Sournia 1973

Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Chromista
Subkingdom Harosa (supergroup SAR)
Infrakingdom Halvaria
Phylum Miozoa
Subphylum Myzozoa
Infraphylum Dinozoa
Superclass Dinoflagellata
Class Dinophyceae
Order Peridiniales
Family Protoperidiniaceae
Genus Oblea


Publication details
Oblea rotunda (Lebour) Balech ex Sournia 1973: 49

Published in: Sournia, A. (1973). Catalogue des espèces et taxons infraspécifiques de Dinoflagellés marins actuels. I. Dinoflagelles libres. Beihefte Nova Hedwigia 48: 1-92.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Oblea is Oblea baculifera Balech ex Loeblich Jr. & Loeblich III.

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

Peridiniopsis rotunda Lebour

Type information
Type locality: England: Plymouth Sound (Index Nominum Algarum).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), almost circular, with length breadth ratio of about 6 to 5 (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Peridiniopsis rotunda Lebour 1922
Glenodinium rotundum (Lebour) J.Schiller 1935

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Diplopsalis rotunda Wood 1968
Diplopsalis rotundata Steidinger & Williams 1970

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Key references
Bérard-Therriault, L., Poulin, M. & Bossé, L. (1999). Guide d'identification du phytoplancton marin de l'estuaire et du Golfe du Saint-Laurent incluant également certains protozoaires. Publication Spéciale Canadienne des Sciences Halieutiques et Aquatiques 128: 1-387.

Dodge, J.D. (1985). Atlas of dinoflagellates. A scanning electron microscope survey. pp. [i]-vii, [1]-119. Farrand Press.

Krakhmalny, A.F. [Krachmalny, A.F.] (2011). Dinophyta of Ukraine (illustrated book for identification). Ed by P.M.Tsarenko. pp. [1]-442, 32 figs, 117 pls. Kiev: Alterpres. [in Russian]

Liu, T., Mertens, K.N. & Gu, H. (2015). Cyst-theca relationship and phylogenetic positions of the diplosalioideans (Peridiniales, Dinophyceae), with description of Niea and Qia gen. nov.. Phycologia 54(2): 210-232.

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Chomérat, N., Couté, A., Fayolle, S., Mascarell, G. & Cazaubon, A. (2004). Morphology and ecology of Oblea rotunda (Diplopsalidaceae, Dinophyceae) from a new habitat: a brackish and hypertrophic ecosystem, the ´tang de Bolmon (South of France). European Journal of Phycology 39: 317-326.
Lewis, J. (1990). The cyst theca relationship of Oblea rotunda (Diplopsalidaceae, Dinophyceae). Brit Phycol J 25(4): 339-351.
Lewis, J. (1990). The cyst-theca relationship of Oblea rotunda (Diplopsalidaceae, Dinophyceae). British Phycological Journal 25: 339-351, 24 figs, 2 tables.
Lewis, J.M. (1990). The cyst-theca relationship of Oblea rotunda (Diplopsalidaceae, Dinophyceae). British Phycological Journal 25: 92.

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