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Amphidinium testudo 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 testudo E.C.Herdman 1924: 76, figs 2-5

Published in: Herdman, E.C. (1924). Notes on dinoflagellates and other organisms causing discolouration of the sand at Port Erin IV. Proceedings and Transactions of the Liverpool Biological Society 38: 75-84.

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

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Testudodinium testudo (E.C.Herdman) Horiguchi, Tamura, Katsumata & A.Yamaguchi

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: England: Isle of Man: Port Erin (Silva 1996-to date). Type: on the shore. (Silva 1996-to date

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Source of current name
Schneider, C.W. McDevit, D.C., Saunders, G.W. & Lane, C.E. (2011). Notes on the marine algae of the Bermudas. 12. A phylogenetic assessment of Nemastoma gelatinosum M.Howe (Rhodophyta, Nemastomatales) from its type locality. Cryptogamie Algologie 32(4): 313-325, 12 figs.

Key references
Parke, M. & Dixon, P.S. (1976). Check-list of British marine algae - third revision. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom 56: 527-594.

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