Azadinium spinosum Elbrächter & Tillmann 2009

Publication Details
Azadinium spinosum Elbrächter & Tillmann 2009: 67, figs 1-6

Published in: Tillmann, U., Elbrächter, M., Krock, B., John. U. & Cembella, A. (2009). Azadinium spinosum gen. et sp. nov. (Dinophyceae) identified as a primary producer of azaspiracid toxins. European Journal of Phycology 44(1): 63-79.

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Publication date: 2009

Type Species
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Azadinium.

Status of Name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Type Information
Type locality: North Sea off Scotland (57º3.9'N, 02º30.2'W); (Tillmann et al. 2009: 67) Holotype: June 2007; Marine plankton; Senkenberg Research Institute and Natural History Museum, Centre of Excellence for Dinophyte Taxonomy, Germany; SEM-stub (designation CEDiT 2008H1) (Tillmann et al. 2009: 67, 64) Notes: Isotypes: Formalin fixed sample (designation CEDiT 2008I2) deposited in same herbarium as holotype; formalin fixed sample (designation B 40 0040631) and SEM-stub (designation B 40 0040632) deposited at th Botanical Museum, Berlin.

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), spiny.

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 03 March 2010 by G.M. Guiry.

Last updated: 24 February 2020

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G.M. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 24 February 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 25 September 2022

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