Amphidinium rotundatum Lohmann
Amphidinium rotundatum Lohmann 1908: 261, pl. XVII : fig. 9
Published in: Lohmann, H. (1908). Untersuchungen zur Feststellung des vollständigen Gehaltes des Meeres an Plankton. Wissenschaftliche Meeresuntersuchungen, Abteilung Kiel, Neue Folge 10: 129-370, 22 figs, pls IX-XVII.
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Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Heterocapsa rotundata (Lohmann) Gert Hansen
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), almost circular, with length breadth ratio of about 6 to 5 (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Baltic Sea near Kiel, Germany (Silva 1996-to date).
Source of current name
Hansen, G. (1995). Analysis of the thecal plate pattern in the dinoflagellate Heterocapsa rotundata (Lohmann) comb. nov. (= Katodinium rotundatum (Lohmann) Loeblich). Phycologia 34(2): 166-170, 19 figs.
Dodge, J.D. (1982). Marine dinoflagellates of the British Isles. pp. 1-303, 35 figs, pls I-VIII. London: Her Majesty's Stationery Office.
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 20 February 2020.