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Karenia bidigitata Haywood & Steidinger

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

 

Publication details
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.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Karenia is Karenia brevis (C.C.Davis) Gert Hansen & Moestrup.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Karenia bicuneiformis Botes, Sym & Pitcher

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
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).

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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.

Key references
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 18 August 2019.

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