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Amphidinium microcephalum R.E.Norris

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 microcephalum R.E.Norris 177, fig. 26

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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 Amphidinium carterae Hulburt

Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), little head.

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Station B67 of N.Z.O.I. Pacific Cruise, Sept. 1958, East of Curtis I., Kermadec group (Silva 1996-to date).

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Source of current name
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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Citing AlgaeBase
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 18 June 2019.

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