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Protodinium simplex Lohmann

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Chromista
Subkingdom Harosa (supergroup SAR)
Infrakingdom Halvaria
Phylum Miozoa
Subphylum Myzozoa
Infraphylum Dinozoa
Superclass Dinoflagellata
Class Dinophyceae
Order Suessiales
Family Suessiaceae
Genus Protodinium

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Protodinium simplex Lohmann
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Publication details
Protodinium simplex Lohmann 1908: 264, pl. 17: fig. 17

Published in: Lohmann, H. (1908). Untersuchungen zur Feststellung des vollständigen Gehaltes des Meeres an Plankton. Wissenschaftliche Meeresuntersuchungen, Abteilung Kiel, Neue Folge 10: 129-370, 22 figs, pls IX-XVII.
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Type species
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Protodinium.

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

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), simple, undivided, unbranched, of one piece or series, not consisting of several distinct parts (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Gymnodinium simplex (Lohmann) Kofoid & Swezy 1921

Nomenclatural notes
1908: 265, pl. XVII: fig. 17 (INA). - (12 Aug 2015) - Wendy Guiry

Taxonomic notes
According to Siano et al. (2009: 52), Gymnodinium simplex (Lohmann) Kofoid & Swezy is a synonym of Protodinium simplex. - (6 Mar 2009) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine/freshwater species.

Type information
Type locality: Baltic Sea near Kiel (Silva 1996-to date).

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Key references
Moestrup, Ø. & Calado, A.J. (2018). Süßwasserflora von Mitteleuropa. Freshwater Flora of Central Europe, Volume 6: Dinophyceae. pp. [i]-xii, [1]-560, 421 figs. Berlin: Springer Spektrum.

Siano, R., Kooistra, W.H.C.F., Montresor, M. & Zingone, A. (2009). Unarmoured and thin-walled dinoflagellates from the Gulf of Naples, with the description of Woloszynskia cincta sp. nov. (Dinophyceae, Suessiales). Phycologia 48: 44-65.

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.

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