Testudodinium Horiguchi, Tamura, Katsumata & A. Yamaguchi, 2012: 139
Original publication and holotype designation:Horiguchi T., Tamura, M., Katsumata, K. & Yamaguchi, A. (2012). Testudodinium gen. nov. (Dinophyceae), a new genus of sand-dwelling dinoflagellates formerly classified in the genus Amphidinium. Phycological Research 60: 137-149.
Taxonomic status: currently recognized as a distinct genus.
NCBI Nucleotide Sequences
Numbers of names and species: There are 3 species (and infraspecific) names in the database at present, of which 3 have been flagged as currently accepted taxonomically.
Names: ('C' indicates a name that is currently accepted taxonomically; 'S' a homotypic or heterotypic synonym; 'U' indicates a name of uncertain taxonomic status, but which has been subjected to some verification nomenclaturally; 'P' indicates a preliminary AlgaeBase entry that has not been subjected to any kind of verification. For more information on a species click on it to activate a link to the Species database):
Testudodinium corrugatum (Larsen & D.J.Patterson) Horiguchi, Tamura & A. Yamaguchi C - type
Testudodinium maedaense Katsumata & Horiguchi C
Testudodinium testudo (Herdman) Horiguchi, Tamura, Katsumata & A.Yamaguchi C
Linking to this page: http://www.algaebase.org/search/genus/detail/?genus_id=51380
Cite this record as:
M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2014. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 09 March 2014.
Algaebase taxon LSID: urn:lsid:algaebase.org:taxname:110256