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Dinophysis argus (Stein) Abé

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Chromista
Subkingdom Harosa (supergroup SAR)
Infrakingdom Halvaria
Phylum Miozoa
Subphylum Myzozoa
Infraphylum Dinozoa
Superclass Dinoflagellata
Class Dinophyceae
Order Dinophysiales
Family Dinophysaceae
Genus Dinophysis

 

Publication details
Dinophysis argus (Stein) Abé 1967: 71, fig. 23 a, b

Published in: Abé, T.H. (1967). The armoured Dinoflagellata. II. Prorocentridae and Dinophysidae (B). Dinophysis and its allied genera. Publications of the Seto Marine Biological Laboratory 15(1): 37-78.
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Publication date: March 1967

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.

Basionym
Phalacroma argus F.Stein

Origin of species name
Noun (Latinised), Latinised form of the Greek, argos, white; the hundred-eyed keeper of Io, killed by Mercury at the command of Jupiter (Smith & Lockwood 1933).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Phalacroma argus F.Stein 1883

Nomenclatural notes
Name also intorduced by Balech (1967: 82). "Priority ceded by Balech." [INA]. - (9 Apr 2018) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Balech, E. (1967). Dinoflagelados nuevos o interesantes del Golfo de México y Caribe. Revista Museo Argentino Ciencias Naturales "B. Rivadavia", Hydrobiologia 2(3): 77-144.

Gómez, F., López-García, P. & Moreira, D. (2011). Molecular phylogeny of dinophysoid dinoflagellates: the systematic position of Oxyphysis oxytoxoides and the Dinophysis hastata group (Dinophysales, Dinophyceae). Journal of Phycology 47(2): 393-406.

Odebrecht, C. (2010). Dinophyceae. In: Catálogo de plantas e fungos do Brasil. Vol. 1. (Forzza, R.C. Eds), pp. 366-383. Rio de Janeiro: Andrea Jakobsson Estúdio; Instituto de Pesquisas Jardim Botânico do Rio de Janeiro.

Steidinger, K.A. & Tangen, K. (1996). Dinoflagellates. In: Identifying Marine Phytoplankton. (Tomas, C.R. Eds), pp. 387-584. San Diego: Academic Press.

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