Higher Classification: > Kingdom Chromista > Subkingdom Harosa > Infrakingdom Alveolata > Phylum Myzozoa > Subphylum Dinozoa > Infraphylum Dinoflagellata > Class Dinophyceae > Order Peridiniales > Family Oxytoxaceae

Oxytoxum Stein, 1883

Rank: Genus
Taxon Status: accepted


Oxytoxum aceratum Rampi
Oxytoxum adriaticum Schiller, 1937
Oxytoxum areolatum Rampi
Oxytoxum brunellii Rampi, 1939
Oxytoxum caudatum Schiller, 1937
Oxytoxum challengeroides Kofoid, 1907
Oxytoxum constrictum (Stein) Bütschli, 1885
Oxytoxum coronatum Schiller, 1937
Oxytoxum crassum Schiller, 1937
Oxytoxum cribosum Stein, 1883
Oxytoxum criophilum Balech, 1965
Oxytoxum cristatum Kofoid
Oxytoxum curvatum (Kofoid) Kofoid, 1911
Oxytoxum curvicaudatum Kofoid
Oxytoxum depressum Schiller, 1937
Oxytoxum diploconus Stein
Oxytoxum elegans Pavillard, 1916
Oxytoxum globosum Schiller
Oxytoxum gracile Schiller, 1937
Oxytoxum laticeps Schiller, 1937
Oxytoxum ligusticum Rampi
Oxytoxum longiceps Schiller
Oxytoxum longum Schiller, 1937
Oxytoxum mediterraneum Schiller
Oxytoxum milneri Murray & Whitting, 1899
Oxytoxum minutum Rampi, 1941
Oxytoxum mitra Stein, 1883
Oxytoxum obesum Rampi, 1969
Oxytoxum obliquum Schiller, 1937
Oxytoxum ovale Schiller, 1937
Oxytoxum parvum Schiller, 1937
Oxytoxum punctulatum Rampi
Oxytoxum radiosum Rampi, 1951
Oxytoxum rampii Sournia
Oxytoxum reticulatum (Stein) Schütt, 1899
Oxytoxum sceptrum (Stein) Schroder, 1906
Oxytoxum scolopax Stein, 1883
Oxytoxum sphaeroideum Stein, 1883
Oxytoxum spinosum Rampi
Oxytoxum subulatum Kofoid
Oxytoxum variabile Schiller, 1937
Oxytoxum variabilis Schiller
Oxytoxum viride Schiller, 1937


basis of record

Gómez, F., 2005. A list of free-living dinoflagellate species in the world’s oceans. Acta Bot. Croat. 64 (1), 129-212.

additional source

Parker, S.P. (Ed.) (1982). Synopsis and classification of living organisms. McGraw Hill Book Company: New York, NY (USA). ISBN 0-07-079031-0. 1166, 1232 pp.




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Guiry, Michael D. (2014). Oxytoxum Stein, 1883. In: Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. (2014). AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway (taxonomic information republished from AlgaeBase with permission of M.D. Guiry). In: Costello, M.J.; Bouchet, P.; Boxshall, G.; Arvantidis, C.; Appeltans, W. (2014) European Register of Marine Species, accessed through PESI at http://www.eu-nomen.eu/portal/taxon.php?GUID=urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:109528




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