Lingulodinium polyedrum (Stein) Dodge, 1989

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Lingulodinium polyedrum

A living cyst (DIC)

Photographer/artist Mats Kuylenstierna

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Title
Lingulodinium polyedrum
Photographer/artist
Mats Kuylenstierna
Copyright holder
Maria Kuylenstierna
Copyright stamp
Maria Kuylenstierna
Institute
Dept. of Marine botany, University of Gothenburg
Contributing organisation
University of Gothenburg
Contributor
Bengt Karlson
Caption
A living cyst (DIC)
Geographic area
Skagerrak - Swedish coast
License
Creative Commons Attribution-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported
Technique
Not described, Light microscopy
Preservation
Not described
Contrast enhancement
Not described
Stain
Not described, Sputter coated
Image galleries
Kuylenstierna, Skagerrak-Kattegat, Dinoflagellate cysts

Description

IDs in other systems
Tropic type
A
Morphology
The polyedral shaped swiming cell, characteristic cyst
Other remarks
Toxic
Distribution: Widely in warm temperate and tropical waters
Harmfulness, IOC
This species is included in the IOC-UNESCO Taxonomic Reference List of Harmful Micro Algae.
Life form
Solitary
Size
Length and width 42-54 µm
Resting spore
+
Culture collections
SCCAP
The Scandinavian Culture Collection of Algae and Protozoa at the University of Copenhagen
More info at http://www.sccap.dk.
Strains: K-1023, K-1022, K-1096, K-0982, K-1045
Literature
Dodge, J. D. 1982. Marine Dinoflagellates of the British Isles. Her Majesty’s Stationery Office, London. 303 pp.
Hansen, G. & Larsen, J. 1992. Dinoflagellater i danske farvande. In: Thomsen, H. A. (ed.) Plankton i de indre danske farvande. Havforskning fra Miljøstyrelsen, Copenhagen, p. 45-155.
Steidinger, K. A. & Tangen, K. 1996. Dinoflagellates. In: Tomas, C. R. (ed.) Identifying marine diatoms and dinoflagellates. Academic Press, Inc., San Diego, p. 387-584.

Biovolumes

Species Lingulodinium polyedrum
Author (Stein) Dodge 1989
Division DINOPHYTA (PYRROPHYTA)
Class Dinophyceae
Order GONYAULACALES
Trophy AU
Geometric shape rotational ellipsoid
Formula p/6*d^2*l
Size class 1 2 3 4
Unit cell cell cell cell
Size range 30x30 34x38 37x44 41x50
Length(l1), µm 30.0 38.0 44.0 50.0
Diameter(d1), µm 30.0 34.0 37.0 41.0
No. of cells/counting unit 1 1 1 1
Calculated volume, µm3 14 130 22 989 31 524 43 986
Calculated Carbon pg/counting unit 1 704 2 691 3 620 4 949

Source

Olenina, I., Hajdu, S., Edler, L., Andersson, A., Wasmund, N., Busch, S., Göbel, J., Gromisz, S., Huseby, S., Huttunen, M., Jaanus, A., Kokkonen, P., Ledaine, I. and Niemkiewicz, E. 2006 Biovolumes and size-classes of phytoplankton in the Baltic Sea HELCOM Balt.Sea Environ. Proc. No. 106, 144pp. (PDF),
PEG_BVOL.zip

Change History

  • 2012-09-17 13:53:24 Ann-Turi Skjevik - Updated media metadata for Lingulodinium polyedrum_7.jpg
  • 2012-09-17 13:48:34 Ann-Turi Skjevik - Updated media metadata for Lingulodinium polyedrum_7.jpg
  • 2012-09-17 13:46:59 Ann-Turi Skjevik - Added media: Lingulodinium polyedrum_7.jpg
  • 2012-09-10 13:05:55 Ann-Turi Skjevik - Updated media metadata for Lingulodinium polyedrum_6.JPG
  • 2012-09-10 13:03:38 Ann-Turi Skjevik - Added media: Lingulodinium polyedrum_6.JPG
  • 2012-09-10 10:57:07 Ann-Turi Skjevik - Updated media metadata for Lingulodinium polyedrum_5.JPG
  • 2012-09-10 10:56:55 Ann-Turi Skjevik - Added media: Lingulodinium polyedrum_5.JPG
  • 2012-09-10 10:56:26 Ann-Turi Skjevik - Deleted media: Lingulodinium polyedrum_5.JPG
  • 2012-08-29 14:14:00 Ann-Turi Skjevik - Updated media metadata for Lingulodinium polyedrum_5.JPG
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  • 2012-08-29 14:13:27 Ann-Turi Skjevik - Deleted media: Lingulodinium polyedrum_5.JPG
  • 2012-08-29 14:12:44 Ann-Turi Skjevik - Updated media metadata for Lingulodinium polyedrum_5.JPG
  • 2012-08-29 14:12:09 Ann-Turi Skjevik - Added media: Lingulodinium polyedrum_5.JPG
  • 2011-10-07 14:27:56 Bengt Karlson - Updated media metadata for Lingulodinium polyedrum_4.jpg
  • 2011-10-07 14:27:34 Bengt Karlson - Added media: Lingulodinium polyedrum_4.jpg
  • 2011-09-26 14:11:14 Bengt Karlson - Updated media metadata for Lingulodinium polyedrum_3.gif
  • 2011-09-25 16:23:06 Bengt Karlson - Updated media metadata for Lingulodinium polyedrum_3.gif
  • 2011-09-25 16:22:11 Bengt Karlson - Added media: Lingulodinium polyedrum_3.gif
  • 2011-09-25 16:21:32 Bengt Karlson - Updated media metadata for Lingulodinium polyedrum_2.gif
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