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Amphidinium asymmetricum var. britannicum 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 asymmetricum var. britannicum Herdman 1922: 21, fig. 5

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 Togula britannica (Herdman) Flø Jørgensen, Shauna Murray, & Daugbjerg

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

General environment
No habitat entry has yet been made for this entity.

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

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Source of current name
Jørgensen, M.F., Murray, S. & Daugbjerg, N. (2004). A new genus of athecate interstitial dinoflagellates, Togula gen. nov., previously encompassed within Amphidinium sensu lato: Inferred from light and electron microscopy and phylogenetic analyses of partial large subunit ribosomal DNA sequences. Phycological Research 52(3): 284-299.

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.

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