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Pyrocystis noctiluca  Stein, 1883
Taxonomic Serial No.: 10559

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Chromista  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s): Dissodinium pseudolunula Swift ex Elbr. and Dreb.
 
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  Current Standing: accepted  
       
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  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
       

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
       
 KingdomChromista   
    SubkingdomChromista   
       DivisionPyrrophycophyta  – dinoflagellates, dinoflagellés  
          ClassDinophyceae   
             OrderGonyaulacales Taylor, 1980  
                FamilyPyrocystaceae (Schütt) Lemmermann, 1899  
                   GenusPyrocystis (Schütt) Lemmermann, 1899  
                      SpeciesPyrocystis noctiluca Stein, 1883  
       

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  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
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  Reference for: Pyrocystis noctiluca   
       
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  Author(s)/Editor(s): Boalch, G. T.  
  Publication Date: 1969   
  Article/Chapter Title: The dinoflagellate genus Ptychodiscus Stein   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom, vol. 49, no. 3   
  Page(s): 781-784   
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  Reference for: Pyrocystis noctiluca   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Steidinger, Karen A. and Karl Tangen / Carmelo R. Tomas ed.  
  Publication Date: 1997   
  Article/Chapter Title: Dinoflagellates   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Identifying Marine Phytoplankton   
  Page(s): 387-584   
  Publisher: Academic Press   
  Publication Place: San Diego, California, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-12-693018-X   
  Notes: Although published as part of an earlier work ("Identifying Marine Diatoms and Dinoflagellates," 1996), the 1997 compilation was used here. The editor's forword notes that "All nomenclatural novelties were validated in the original publications"   
  Reference for: Pyrocystis noctiluca   
       

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