Thecadinium foveolatum Bolch 2004
Thecadinium foveolatum Bolch in Bolch & Campbell 2004: 353, figs 2-17
Published in: Bolch, C.J.S. & Campbell, C.N. (2004). Morphology and phylogenetic affinities of Thecadinium foveolatum sp. nov. (Dinophyceae: Thecadiniaceae), a new marine benthic dinoflagellate from the West of Scotland. European Journal of Phycology 39: 351-360.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Thecadinium yashimaense S.Yoshimatsu, S.Toriumi & J.D.Dodge
Holotype locality: Loch Ewe, Scotland, UK (Bolch & Campbell 2004: 353). Holotype: fig. 2: Fig. 2 (epitype) June 2001; Marine, benthic, pebble-sand. (Bolch & Campbell 2004: 353).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Cells broadly ovoid, laterally compressed, 38-54 microns long, 27-33 microns wide, 33-35 microns deep, ovoid in lateral view, ovoid to obovate in ventral view, containing numerous golden brown chloroplasts. Nucleus ovoid and situated in the central-dorsal part of the cell. Thecal plates thick, with numerous, evenly distributed pores; plate formula: P0 (NB: 0, subscript), 3', 1a, 6', 5c, ?s, 5'", 1p, 1"". Cingulum deeply excavated, displaced approximately half the cell length, beginning mid-ventrally and ascending to cross the upper third of the cell on the left and dorsal sides, descending on the right side and rejoining the sulcus in the lower third of the cell. Sulcus deeply excavated, bordered by thick sulcal lists on the adjoining 5'" and 1 p plate margins; SL(NB: L, subscript) plate with prominent list on the right plate margin.
Source of current name
Hoppenrath, M., Bolch, C.J.S., Yoshimatsu, S., Saldarriaga, J.F., Schweikert, M., Campbell, C.N., Toriumi, S., Dodge, J.D., Elbrachter, M. & Taylor, F.J.R. (2005). Nomenclatural note on a Thecadinium species (Dinophyceae, Gonyaulacales), which was described as new independently three times within two months (Note). Journal of Phycology 41: 1284-1286.
Created: 05 July 2006 by G.M. Guiry
Verified by: 09 August 2012 by G.M. Guiry
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Bolch, C.J.S. & Campbell, C.N. (2004). Morphology and phylogenetic affinities of Thecadinium foveolatum sp. nov. (Dinophyceae: Thecadiniaceae), a new marine benthic dinoflagellate from the West of Scotland. European Journal of Phycology 39: 351-360.
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G.M. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 15 May 2021.