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Pyrrhotriadinium polyedricum (Pouchet) Nakada, nom. illeg. 2010

Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Chromista
Subkingdom Harosa (supergroup SAR)
Infrakingdom Halvaria
Phylum Miozoa
Subphylum Myzozoa
Infraphylum Dinozoa
Superclass Dinoflagellata
Class Dinophyceae
Order Gonyaulacales
Family Pyrocystaceae
Subfamily Gambierdiscoideae
Genus Pyrrhotriadinium


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Pyrrhotriadinium polyedricum (Pouchet) Nakada
Apical view. © Robin Raine (Robin.Raine@nuigalway.ie).

Pyrrhotriadinium polyedricum (Pouchet) Nakada
Lateral view. © Robin Raine (Robin.Raine@nuigalway.ie).


Triadinium polyedricum (Pouchet) J.D.Dodge Apical view
© Robin Raine (Robin.Raine@nuigalway.ie)

Publication details
Pyrrhotriadinium polyedricum (Pouchet) Nakada 2010: 205, nom. illeg.

Published in: Nakada, T. (2010). Nomenclatural notes on some ambiregnal generic names (comments to Ă–zdikmen, 2009). Munis Entomology & Zoology 5(1): 204-208, 1 table.
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Publication date: 2010

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

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Triadinium polyedricum (Pouchet) J.D.Dodge

Peridinium polyedricum Pouchet

Type information
Type locality: France: Marseille (Index Nominum Algarum).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latinised), polyhedron-like.

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

Nomenclatural notes
Illegitimate: valid but superfluous under ICN rules but valid and legitimate under ICZN rules. - (25 Dec 2015) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.

Source of current name
Dodge, J.D. (1981). Three new generic names in the Dinophyceae: Herdmania, Sclerodinium and Triadinium to replace Heteraulacus and Goniodoma. British Phycological Journal 16: 273-280, 11 figs.

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