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Amphidinium cryophilum G.J.Wedemayer, L.W.Wilcox & L.E.Graham

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Chromista
Subkingdom Harosa (supergroup SAR)
Infrakingdom Halvaria
Phylum Miozoa
Subphylum Myzozoa
Infraphylum Dinozoa
Superclass Dinoflagellata
Class Dinophyceae
Order Amphidiniales
Family Amphidiniaceae
Genus Amphidinium

 

Publication details
Amphidinium cryophilum G.J.Wedemayer, L.W.Wilcox & L.E.Graham 1982: 14, figs 1-10

Published in: Wedemayer, G.J., Wilcox, L.W. & Graham, L.E. (1982). Amphidinium cryophilum sp. nov. (Dinophyceae) a new freshwater dinoflagellate. I. Species description using light and scanning electron microscopy. Journal of Phycology 18: 13-17, 10 figs.

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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Amphidinium is Amphidinium operculatum Claparède & Lachmann.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Gymnodinium cryophilum (G.J.Wedemayer, L.W.Wilcox, & L.E.Graham) Gert Hansen & Moestrup

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Type information
Type locality: "Lake George" pond in Southern Dane County, Wisconsin, U.S.A. (43Ý01.9’ N, 89Ý21.9’ W) Type: University of Wisconsin cultures 1A through 1W

No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.

Source of current name
Daugbjerg, N., Hansen, G., Larsen, J. & Moestrup, Ø. (2000). Phylogeny of some of the major genera of dinoflagellates based on ultrastructure and partial LSU rDNA sequence data, including the erection of three new genera of unarmoured dinoflagellates. Phycologia 39: 302-317.

Key references
Wilcox, L.W., Wedemayer, G.J. & Graham, L.E. (1982). Amphidinium cryophilum sp. nov. (Dinophyceae) a new freshwater dinoflagellate. II. Ultrastructure. Journal of Phycology 18: 18-30, 26 figs.

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Verified by: 16 October 2018 by M.D. Guiry

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References
(Please note: only references with the binomials in the title are included. The information is from the Literature database.)

Wedemayer, G.J., Wilcox, L.W. & Graham, L.E. (1982). Amphidinium cryophilum sp. nov. (Dinophyceae) a new freshwater dinoflagellate. I. Species description using light and scanning electron microscopy. Journal of Phycology 18: 13-17, 10 figs.
Wilcox, L.W. & Wedemayer, G.J. (1991). Phagotrophy in the freshwater, photosynthetic dinoflagellate, Amphidinium cryophilum. Journal of Phycology 27: 600-609, 25 figs.
Wilcox, L.W., Wedemayer, G.J. & Graham, L.E. (1982). Amphidinium cryophilum sp. nov. (Dinophyceae) a new freshwater dinoflagellate. II. Ultrastructure. Journal of Phycology 18: 18-30, 26 figs.

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