A new form of Dinophyta from fresh waters of Northern Israel

A. F. Krakhmalny, S. P. Wasser, E. Nevo, A. S. Boltovskoy, S. S. Barinova, M. A. Krakhmalny

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A new form, Peridinium vohu Lemm. var. volzii f. complexam 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. vohu f. vohu and P. vohu var. volzii f. complexum, their figures, and photomicrographs are presented.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)116-124
Number of pages9
JournalInternational Journal on Algae
Issue number2
StatePublished - 1 Jan 2004

Bibliographical note

Funding Information:
The authors sincerely thank Dr. Tomas Pavlicek (Institute of Evolution, Haifa University, Israel) for his help in fieldwork and sampling.

Publisher Copyright:
© Begell House Inc., 2004.


  • Dinophyta
  • Israel
  • Peridinium volzii var
  • Phytoplankton
  • Ultrastrudure
  • Volzii f complexum

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Ecology, Evolution, Behavior and Systematics
  • Plant Science


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