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Amphidinium vasculum Kofoid & Swezy

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 vasculum Kofoid & Swezy 1921: 156, fig. U: 27

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 currently regarded as a synonym of Balechina pachydermata (Kofoid & Swezy) A.R.Loeblich Jr. & A.R.Loeblich III

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Pacific , off La Jolla, California (Silva 1996-to date). Type: August; (Silva 1996-to date

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Source of current name
Gómez, F., López-García, P., Takayama, H. & Moreira, D. (2015). Balechina and the new genus Cucumeridinium gen. nov. (Dinophyceae), unarmored dinoflagellate with thick cell coverings. Journal of Phycology 51(6): 1088-1105.

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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