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Mesodinium Stein, 1862

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Chromista
Subkingdom Harosa (supergroup SAR)
Infrakingdom Halvaria
Phylum Ciliophora
Subphylum Intramacronucleata
Infraphylum Rhabdophora
Class Litostomatea
Subclass Haptoria
Order Cyclotrichiida
Family Mesodiniidae

Taxonomic status: currently recognized as a distinct genus.

Numbers of names and species: There are 4 species names in the database at present, of which 3 have been flagged as accepted taxonomically on the basis of the listed literature under the species name. In some instances, opinions on taxonomic validity differ from author to author and users are encouraged to form their own opinion. AlgaeBase is a work in progress and should not be regarded as a definitive source only as a guide to the literature..

Names: ('C' indicates a name that is accepted taxonomically; 'S' a homotypic or heterotypic synonym; 'U' indicates a name of uncertain taxonomic status, but which has been subjected to some verification nomenclaturally; 'P' indicates a preliminary AlgaeBase entry that has not been subjected to any kind of verification. For more information on a species click on it to activate a link to the Species database):

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Created: 16 April 2003 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 10 June 2013 by M.D. Guiry

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