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Amphidinium operculatum var. gibbosum L.Maranda & Y.Shimizu

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 operculatum var. gibbosum L.Maranda & Y.Shimizu 1996: 874, figs 1-8

Published in: Maranda, L. & Shimizu, Y. (1996). Amphidinium operculatum var. nov. gibbosum (Dinophyceae), a free-swimming marine species producing cytotoxic metabolites. Journal of Phycology 32: 873-879, 8 figs, 2 tables.

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 Amphidinium gibbosum (L.Maranda & Y.Shimizu) Flø Jørgensen & Shauna Murray

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: South of Brewers Bay Beach, St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Isand (18Ý20’N, 64Ý59’W) (Maranda & Shimizu 1996: 874). Type: Marine, littoral, associated with seaweeds. (Maranda & Shimizu 1996: 874).

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Source of current name
Murray, S., Flø Jørgensen, M., Daugbjerg, N. & Rhodes, L. (2004). Amphidinium revisited. II. Rseolving species boundaries in the Amphidinium operculatum species complex (Dinophyceae), including the descriptions of Amphidinium trulla sp. nov. and Amphidinium gibbosum. comb. nov.. Journal of Phycology 40: 366-382.

Created: 26 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 17 May 2017 by M.D. Guiry

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References
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Maranda, L. & Shimizu, Y. (1996). Amphidinium operculatum var. nov. gibbosum (Dinophyceae), a free-swimming marine species producing cytotoxic metabolites. Journal of Phycology 32: 873-879, 8 figs, 2 tables.
Murray, S., Flo Jorgensen, M., Daugbjerg, N. & Rhodes, L. (2004). Amphidinium revisited. II. Resolving species boundaries in the Amphidinium operculatum species complex (Dinophyceae), including the descriptions of Amphidinium trulla sp. nov. and Amphidinium gibbosum. comb. nov.. Journal of Phycology 40: 366-382.
Murray, S., Flø Jørgensen, M., Daugbjerg, N. & Rhodes, L. (2004). Amphidinium revisited. II. Rseolving species boundaries in the Amphidinium operculatum species complex (Dinophyceae), including the descriptions of Amphidinium trulla sp. nov. and Amphidinium gibbosum. comb. nov.. Journal of Phycology 40: 366-382.

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 18 June 2019.

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