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Amphidinium operculatum Claparède & Lachmann

Publication details
Amphidinium operculatum Claparède & Lachmann 1859: 410, pl. 20: figs 9-10

Published in: Claparède, É. & Lachmann, J. (1859). Études sur les infusoires et les rhizopodes. Mémoires de l'Institut National Genevois 6: 261-482.
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Type species
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Amphidinium.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Amphidinium elegans Grell & Wohlfarth-Bottermann 1957

Usage notes
Harmful species

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Norway coast: Valloe, Christiansand, Bergen fjord, Glesvaer/Glesvear (?) (Silva 1996-to date).

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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.

Hallegraeff, G.M., Anderson, D.M. & Cembella, A.D., Eds (2003). Manual on harmful marine microalgae. Paris: UNESCO.

Hoppenrath, M., Murray, S.A., Chomérat, N. & Horiguchi, T. (2014). Marine benthic dinoflagellates - unravelling their worldwide biodiversity. Kleine Senckenberg-Reihe Vol. 54. pp. [1]-276. Frankfurt am Main & Stuttgar: V. Mosbrugger & E. Schweizerbartsche Verlagsbuchhandlung.

Krakhmalny, A.F. [Krachmalny, A.F.] (2011). Dinophyta of Ukraine (illustrated book for identification). Ed by P.M.Tsarenko. pp. [1]-442, 32 figs, 117 pls. Kiev: Alterpres. [in Russian]

Larsen, J. & Nguyen-Ngoc, L. [eds.] (2004). Potentially toxic microalgae of Vietnamese waters. Opera Botanica 140: 5-216.

Leaw, C.P., Lim, P.T., Ng, B.K., Cheah, M.Y., Ahmad, A. & Usup, G. (2005). Phylogenetic analysis of Alexandrium species and Pyrodinium bahamense (Dinophyceae) based on theca morphology and nuclear ribosomal gene sequence. Phycologia 44: 550-565.

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.

Murray, S., Flo Jorgensen, M., Daugbjerg, N. & Rhodes, L. (2004). Amphidinium revisited. II. Resolving species boundaries in the Amphidinium operculatum species complex (Dinophyceae), including the descriptions of Amphidinium trulla sp. nov. and Amphidinium gibbosum. comb. nov.. Journal of Phycology 40: 366-382.

Pankow, H. (1976). Algenflora der Ostsee. II. Plankton (einschliesslich benthischer Kieselalgen). pp. 1-493, 880 figs, 26 pls. Jena: Gustav Fischer.

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.

Sournia, A. (1986). Atlas du phytoplancton marin. Volume I: Cyanophycées, Dictyophycées, Dinophycées, Raphidophycées. pp. [1]-219. Paris: Éditions du Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique 15, quai Anatole France - 75700 Paris.

Steidinger, K.A. & Tangen, K. (1996). Dinoflagellates. In: Identifying Marine Phytoplankton. (Tomas, C.R. Eds), pp. 387-584. San Diego: Academic Press.

Created: 17 May 2002 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 07 December 2018 by M.D. Guiry

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References
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Herdman, W.A. (1911). On the occurrence of Amphidinium operculatum Clap. & Lach. in vast quantities at Port Erin (Isle of Man). Journal of the Linnean Society of London Zoology 32: 71-77.
Maranda, L. & Shimizu, Y. (1996). Amphidinium operculatum var. nov. gibbosum (Dinophyceae), a free-swimming marine species producing cytotoxic metabolites. Journal of Phycology 32: 873-879, 8 figs, 2 tables.
Murray, S., Flo Jorgensen, M., Daugbjerg, N. & Rhodes, L. (2004). Amphidinium revisited. II. Resolving species boundaries in the Amphidinium operculatum species complex (Dinophyceae), including the descriptions of Amphidinium trulla sp. nov. and Amphidinium gibbosum. comb. nov.. Journal of Phycology 40: 366-382.
Murray, S., Flø Jørgensen, M., Daugbjerg, N. & Rhodes, L. (2004). Amphidinium revisited. II. Rseolving species boundaries in the Amphidinium operculatum species complex (Dinophyceae), including the descriptions of Amphidinium trulla sp. nov. and Amphidinium gibbosum. comb. nov.. Journal of Phycology 40: 366-382.

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