Azadinium caudatum (Halldal) Nézan & Chomérat 2012

Azadinium caudatum (Halldal) Nézan & Chomérat

Current name: 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 (

Publication Details
Azadinium caudatum (Halldal) Nézan & Chomérat 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 Azadinium (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).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 22 October 2012 by G.M. Guiry.

Last updated: 22 October 2012

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G.M. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 22 October 2012. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 23 May 2024

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