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Cymbodinium J.Cachon & M.Cachon, 1967

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Chromista
Subkingdom Harosa (supergroup SAR)
Infrakingdom Halvaria
Phylum Miozoa
Subphylum Myzozoa
Infraphylum Dinozoa
Superclass Dinoflagellata
Class Noctilucophyceae
Order Noctilucales
Family Kofoidiniaceae

Holotype species: Cymbodinium elegans J.Cachon & M.Cachon

Original publication and holotype designation: Cachon, J. & Cachon, M. (1967). Cymbodinium elegans nov. gen. nov. sp. péridinien Noctilucidae Saville-Kent. Protistologica 3: 313-318.

Taxonomic status: currently recognized as a distinct genus.

Most recent taxonomic treatment adopted: Gómez, F. (2005). A list of free-living dinoflagellate species in the world's oceans. Acta Botanica Croatica 64: 129-212.

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