Dinophysis acuminata Claparède & Lachmann 1859

Dinophysis acuminata Claparède & Lachmann

Current name: Dinophysis acuminata Claparède & Lachmann
Live cell.Robin Raine (Robin.Raine@nuigalway.ie)

Publication Details
Dinophysis acuminata Claparède & Lachmann 1859: 408, pl. 20: fig. 17

Published in: Claparède, É. & Lachmann, J. (1859). Études sur les infusoires et les rhizopodes. Mémoires de l'Institut National Genevois 6: 261-482.

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Type Species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Dinophysis is Dinophysis acuta Ehrenberg.

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

Type Information
Type locality: North Sea: Norway; (Faust & Gulledge 2002: 24) Holotype: (Faust & Gulledge 2002: 24) Notes: North Sea, near Glesnaes, Norway (INA).

Origin of Species Name
Participle A (Latin), acuminate, i.e. tapering gradually or abruptly from inwardly curved sides into a narrow point (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 07 May 2002 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 05 June 2020

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G.M. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 05 June 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 24 September 2023

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