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Amphidinium kofoidii 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 kofoidii Herdman 1922: 26, fig. 2

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 Pseudadenoides kofoidii (Herdman) F.Gómez, R. Onuma, Artigas & Horiguchi

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

Nomenclatural notes
[Balech (1956: 30) cited Amphidinium eludens (1922, fig. 1) as the basionym of the type of Adenoide while he described and illustrated 'Amphidinium kofoidii Herdman 1922: fig. 2' as Adnoides eludens]. - (17 Apr 2018) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: beach at Port Erin, Isle of Man (Silva 1996-to date). Type: fig. 2 (Herdman, 1922: 26): fig. 60 (epitype) (Gómez et al. 2015: 133). Notes: at about level of low water neap tides.

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Source of current name
Gómez, F., Onuma, R., Artigas, L.F. & Horiguchi, T. (2015). A new definition of Adenoides eludens, an unusual marine sand-dwelling dinoflagellate without cingulum, and Pseudadenoides kofoidii gen. & comb. nov. for the species formerly known as Adenoides eludens. European Journal of Phycology 50(2): 125-138.

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.

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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