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Amphidinium britannicum (Herdman) Lebour

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 britannicum (Herdman) Lebour 1925: 27, pl. 2: figs 5, 6

Published in: Lebour, M.V. (1925). The dinoflagellates of northern seas. pp. [i]-vii, [1]-250. Plymouth: Published by the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom.
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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 Togula britannica (Herdman) Flø Jørgensen, Shauna Murray, & Daugbjerg

Basionym
Amphidinium asymmetricum var. britannicum Herdman

Type information
Type locality: Port Erin, Isle of Man (Jørgensen, Murray & Daugbjerg 2004: 289). Type: Beach, damp sand. (Jørgensen, Murray & Daugbjerg 2004: 289).

Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), pertaining to or of Britain.

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Dodge, J.D. (1982). Marine dinoflagellates of the British Isles. pp. 1-303, 35 figs, pls I-VIII. London: Her Majesty's Stationery Office.

Murray, S. & Patterson, D.J. (2002). The benthic dinoflagellate genus Amphidinium in south-eastern Australian waters, including three new species. British Phycological Journal 37: 279-298.

Schiller, J. (1932). Dinoflagellatae (Peridineae). In: Dr. L. Rabenhosrst's Kryptogamen-Flora von Deutschland, Österreich und der Schweiz, 2. Aufl. 10. Bd 3. Abt. 1 Teil. (Kolkwitz, R. Eds), pp. 257-432. Leipzig: Akademische Verlagsgesellschaft M.B.H.

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