Karenia bidigitata Haywood & Steidinger
Karenia bidigitata Haywood & Steidinger in Haywood et al. 2004: 172-176, fig. 5, a-e
Published in: Haywood, A.J., Steidinger, K.A., Truby, E.W., Bergquist, P.R., Bergquist, P.L., Adamson, J. & MacKenzie, L. (2004). Comparative morphology and molecular phylogenetic analysis of three new species of the genus Karenia (Dinophyceae) from New Zealand. Journal of Phycology 40: 165-179.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Karenia bicuneiformis Botes, Sym & Pitcher
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Hawke's Bay, New Zealand (Haywood et al., 2004: 172). Holotype: Cawthron Institute (Haywood et al., 2004: 172, 166). Notes: Holotype: fig. 5a (FMRI SEM-5150).
Source of current name
Salas, M.F. de , Bolch, C.J.S. & Hallegraeff, G.M. (2005). Karlodinium australe sp. nov. (Gymnodiniales, Dinophyceae), a new potentially ichthyotoxic unarmoured dinoflagellate from lagoonal habitats of south-eastern Australia. Phycologia 44: 640-650.
Gómez, F., Nagahama, Y., Takayama, H. & Furuya, K. (2005). Is Karenia a synonym of Asterodinium-Brachidinium? (Gymnodiniales, Dinophyceae). Acta Botanica Croatica 64: 263-274.
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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 21 April 2019.