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Amphidinium gyrinum T.M.Harris

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 gyrinum T.M.Harris 1940: 18, fig. 5 N-S

Published in: Harris, T.M. (1940). A contribution to the knowledge of the British freshwater Dinoflagellata. Proceedings of the Linnean Society of London 152: 1-33.

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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 Prosoaulax lacustris (F.Stein) Calado & Moestrup

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

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.

Source of current name
Calado, A.J. & Moestrup, Ø. (2005). On the freshwater dinoflagelllates presently included in the genus Amphidinium, with a description of Prosoaulax gen. nov. Phycologia 44: 112-119.

Key references
Popovsky, J. & Pfiester, L.A. (1990). Süßwasserflora von Mitteleuropa. Vol. 6. Dinophyceae (Dinoflagellida). pp. 1-272. Jena & Stuttgart: Gustav Fischer.

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