Murrayella Kofoid, 1907, nom. illeg.
Holotype species: Murrayella globosa Kofoid
Currently accepted name for the type species: Corythodinium globosum (Kofoid) F.J.R.Taylor
Original publication and holotype designation: Kofoid, C.A. (1907). Reports on the scientific results of the expedition to the Eastern Tropical Pacific, in charge of Alexander Agassiz, by the U.S. Fish Commission Steamer "Albatross" from October 1904 to March 1905, Lieut. Commander L.M. Garrett, U.S.N., Commanding. IX. New species of dinoflagellates. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology 50: 161-207.
Taxonomic status: currently regarded as a synonym of Corythodinium.
Most recent taxonomic treatment adopted: Steidinger, K.A. & Tangen, K. (1996). Dinoflagellates. In: Identifying Marine Phytoplankton. (Tomas, C.R. Eds), pp. 387-584. San Diego: Academic Press.
Comments: Dodge (1982: 242) cites this genus as a synonym of Corythodinium Loeblich & Loeblich III
Numbers of names and species: There are 12 species names in the database at present, as well as 1 infraspecific names. Of the species names, 2 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: 22 May 2003 by Mairead Murphy
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 26 February 2020.