Amphidiniopsis hexagona S.A.Yoshimatsu, S.Toriumi & J.D.Dodge 2000
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
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Shirarahama, Wakayama Prefecture, Japan (Yoshimatsu, Toriumi & Dodge 2000: 110). Holotype: fig. 10: 3 November 1996; Marine, sand-dwelling. (Yoshimatsu, Toriumi & Dodge 2000: 110, 107).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
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
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. -276. Frankfurt am Main & Stuttgar: V. Mosbrugger & E. Schweizerbartsche Verlagsbuchhandlung.
Created: 26 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry
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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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