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Amphidinium discoidale (Diesing) Kofoid & Swezy

Publication details
Amphidinium discoidale (Diesing) Kofoid & Swezy 1921: 139 (as 'discoidalis' )

Published in: Kofoid, C.A. & Swezy, O. (1921). The free-living unarmored Dinoflagellata. Memoirs of the University of California 5: i-viii, 1-562.
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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 of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Basionym
Amphidinium operculatum var. discoidale Diesing

Origin of species name
orbicular.

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Amphidinium operculatum var. discoidale Diesing 1866

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
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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