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Amphidinium pellucidum E.C.Herdman

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 pellucidum E.C.Herdman 1922: 27, fig. 7

Published in: Herdman, E.C. (1922 '1921'). Notes on dinoflagellates and other organisms causing discolouration of the sand at Port Erin II. Proceedings and Transactions of the Liverpool Biological Society 36: 15-30.
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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 venator Flo Jørgensen & Murray

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), pellucid, translucent but not hyaline (Stearn 1973).

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Amphidinium subsalum Biecheler 1952

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Isle of man: Port Erin (Silva 1996-to date). Type: "amongst sand from beach". (Silva 1996-to date

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Source of current name
Flo Jørgesen, M. & Murray, S. (2004). Corrigendum: Amphidinium revisited. I. Redefinition of Amphidinium (Dinophyceae) based on cladistic and molecular phylogenetic analyses. Journal of Phycology 40(6): 1181.

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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References
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Redeke H.C. (1935). Amphidinium (Rotundinium) pellucidum nov. spec., eine neue Peridiniee des Niederländischen Brackwassers. Recueil des Travaux Botaniques Néerlandais 32: 391-395.

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