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Amphidinium elegans Grell & Wohlfarth-Bottermann

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 elegans Grell & Wohlfarth-Bottermann 1957

Published in: Grell, K.G. & Wohlfarth-Bottermann, K.E. (1957). Licht-und Elektronenmikroskopische Untersuchungen an dem Dinoflagellaten Amphidinium elegans n. sp.. Zeitschrift fur Zellforschung (47): 7-17.

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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 Amphidinium operculatum Claparède & Lachmann

Origin of species name
Adjective B (Latin), elegant (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Source of current name
Flø Jørgesen, M., Murray, S. and Daugbjerg, N. (2004). Amphidinium revisited. I. Redefinition of Amphidinium (Dinophyceae) based on cladistic and molecular phylogenetic analyses. Journal of Phycology 40: 351-365, 6 Figs.

Key references
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.

Created: 17 May 2002 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 19 August 2014 by M.D. Guiry

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References
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Grell, K.G. & Wohlfarth-Bottermann, K.E. (1957). Licht-und Elektronenmikroskopische Untersuchungen an dem Dinoflagellaten Amphidinium elegans n. sp.. Zeitschrift fur Zellforschung (47): 7-17.

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