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International Journal on Algae
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ISSN Print: 1521-9429
ISSN Online: 1940-4328

International Journal on Algae

DOI: 10.1615/InterJAlgae.v6.i2.20
pages 116-124

A new form of Dinophyta from fresh waters of northern Israel

A. F. Krakhmalnyi
Institute for Evolutionary Ecology, NAS of Ukraine, 37 Acad. Lebedeva Str., Kiev 03143, Ukraine
Solomon P. Wasser
N.G. Kholodny Institute of Botany, NAS of Ukraine, 2 Tereshchenkovskaya Str., Kiev 01004, Ukraine; International Center for Cryptogamic Plants and Fungi, Institute of Evolution, University of Haifa, Mount Carmel, Haifa, Israel
A.S. Boltovskoy
Department of Phycology, La Plata Museum, Paseo del Boske, 1900 La Plata, Argentina
S. S. Barinova
Institute of Evolution, Haifa University, Mount Carmel, 31905 Haifa, Israel
M. A. Krakhmalnyi
Department of Evolutionary and Environmental Biology, Faculty of Natural Sciences, Institute of Evolution, University of Haifa, 199 Abba Khousi Ave., Mt. Carmel, Haifa 3498838, Israel


A new form, Peridinium volzii Lemm. var. volzii f. complexum Krachmalny (Dinophyta), has been found in water bodies of northern Israel. It differs from the typical form in having a bifurcated apical plate. Results of the comparative morphological analysis and TEM studies of P. volzii var. volzii f. volzii and P. volzii var. volzii f. complexum, their figures, and photomicrographs are presented.

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