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Azadinium caudatum (Halldal) Nézan & Chomérat 2012

Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Chromista
Subkingdom Harosa (supergroup SAR)
Infrakingdom Halvaria
Phylum Miozoa
Subphylum Myzozoa
Infraphylum Dinozoa
Superclass Dinoflagellata
Class Dinophyceae
Order Dinophyceae ordo incertae sedis
Family Amphidomataceae
Genus Azadinium


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Azadinium caudatum (Halldal) Nézan & Chomérat
This species is top-shaped, recognisable by the high girdle and the 'tail' presented by the sulcal list which protrudes beneath the posterior of the cell.. © Robin Raine (Robin.Raine@nuigalway.ie).


Publication details
Azadinium caudatum (Halldal) Nézan & Chomérat in Nézan & al. 2012: 936, figs 1 e, 2 j-m, 3 c, d, 4c, e, g, k, l, 6 c-e

Published in: Nézan, E., Tillmann, U., Bilien, G., Boulben, S., Chèze, K., Zentz, F., Salas, R. & Chomérat, N. (2012). Taxonomic revision of the dinoflagellate Amphidoma caudata: transfer to the genus (Dinophyceae) and proposal of two varieties, based on morphological and molecular phylogenetic analyses. Journal of Phycology 48(4): 925-939.
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Publication date: 2012

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Azadinium is Azadinium spinosum Elbrächter & Tillmann.

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

Amphidoma caudata Halldal

Type information
Type locality: Norway: Norwegian Sea (Index Nominum Algarum). Lectotype: Halldal 1953: fig. 17: Fig. 3, c (SEM-stub CEDiT2011E18 deposited at the Senckenberg Research Institute and Natural History Museum, Centre of Excellence for Dinophyte Taxonomy, Germany (epitype) (Nézan et al. 2012: 936).

Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), caudate, i.e., ending with a tail-like appendage (Sreenivasa Rao 1965).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Amphidoma caudata Halldal 1953

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Oxytoxum tonollii Rampi 1969

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Silva, P.C. (1996-to date). Index Nominum Algarum, University Herbarium, University of California, Berkeley http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/INA.html. Updated continuously. ..

Created: 22 October 2012 by G.M. Guiry

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Tillmann, U., Krock, B. & Taylor, B. (2014). Azadinium caudatum var. margalefii, a poorly known member of the toxigenic genus Azadinium (Dinophyceae). Marine Biology Research 10: 941-956.

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