Lingulodinium polyedra (F.Stein) J.D.Dodge 1989

Publication Details
Lingulodinium polyedra (F.Stein) J.D.Dodge 1989: [271], 291, figs 1 H-I, 34-38

Published in: Dodge, J.D. (1989). Some revisions of the family Gonyaulacaceae (Dinophyceae) based on a scanning electron microscope study. Botanica Marina 32: 275-298, 42 figs, 2 tables.

Type Species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Lingulodinium is Lingulodinium machaerophorum (Deflandre & Cookson) D.Wall.

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

Gonyaulax polyedra F.Stein

Type Information
Type locality: Baltic Sea, off Germany. Schleswig-Holstein, Kiel Fjord, probably late summer 1879; (Tillmann & al. 2021: [14]) Notes: lectotype, designated by Tillmann & al (2021: 14) [illustration] pl. IV 8! in Stein (1883); epitype, designated by Tillmann & al (2021: 14) for the lectotype they designated: Baltic Sea, off Germany. Schleswig-Holstein, Kiel Fjord, 9th September 2019: [SEM stub] U. Tillmann, M. Gottschling & H. Gu [U. Tillmann K3-G8] s.n. (CEDiT2020E108!). Formol-fixed material is also available (CEDit2020RM109).

Origin of Species Name
Noun (Greek), Gr. poly, many; Gr. hedra, f. seat, chair, base, plane, side (Brown 1954).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 26 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 05 March 2021

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