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Amphidiniopsis hexagona S.A.Yoshimatsu, S.Toriumi & J.D.Dodge 2000

Publication details
Amphidiniopsis hexagona S.A.Yoshimatsu, S.Toriumi & J.D.Dodge 2000: 107-113, figs 10-18

Published in: Yoshimatsu, S.-A., Toriumi, S. & Dodge, J.D. (2000). Light and scanning microscopy of two benthic species of Amphidiniopsis (Dinophyceae), Amphidiniopsis hexagona sp. nov. and Amphidiniopsis swedmarkii from Japan. Phycological Research 48: 107-114.

Publication date: June 2000

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Amphidiniopsis is Amphidiniopsis kofoidii Woloszynska.

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

Type information
Shirarahama, Wakayama Prefecture, Japan (Yoshimatsu, Toriumi & Dodge 2000: 110). Holotype: fig. 10: 3 November 1996; Marine, sand-dwelling. (Yoshimatsu, Toriumi & Dodge 2000: 110, 107).

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

Description
Cells hexagonal, dorso-ventrally compressed, 44-59 µm in length, 40-53 µm in width; epitheca small, conical; hypotheca pentagonal with strongly notched posterior end; thecal plates thick with weak reticulation, small pores and nipple-like processes; nucleus situated centrally; cytoplasm lacking chloroplast and eyespot

Habitat
Marine, sand-dwelling

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Key references
Gómez, F., Lopez-García, P. & Moreira, D. (2011). Molecular phylogeny of the sand-dwelling dinoflagellates Amphidiniopsis hirsuta and A. swedmarkii (Peridiniales, Dinophyceae). Acta Protozoologica 50: 255-262.

Hoppenrath, M., Murray, S.A., Chomérat, N. & Horiguchi, T. (2014). Marine benthic dinoflagellates - unravelling their worldwide biodiversity. Kleine Senckenberg-Reihe Vol. 54. pp. [1]-276. Frankfurt am Main & Stuttgar: V. Mosbrugger & E. Schweizerbartsche Verlagsbuchhandlung.

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References
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Yoshimatsu, S.-A., Toriumi, S. & Dodge, J.D. (2000). Light and scanning microscopy of two benthic species of Amphidiniopsis (Dinophyceae), Amphidiniopsis hexagona sp. nov. and Amphidiniopsis swedmarkii from Japan. Phycological Research 48: 107-114.

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