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Goniodoma sphaericum G.Murray & Whitting 1899

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

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Goniodoma sphaericum G.Murray & Whitting
Apical view. © Robin Raine (Robin.Raine@nuigalway.ie).

Goniodoma sphaericum G.Murray & Whitting
Lateral view. © Robin Raine (Robin.Raine@nuigalway.ie).

 

Triadinium sphaericum (G.Murray & Whitting) J.D.Dodge Apical view
© Robin Raine (Robin.Raine@nuigalway.ie)

Publication details
Goniodoma sphaericum G.Murray & Whitting 1899: 325, pl. 27: fig. 3

Published in: Murray, G. & Whitting, F. (1899). New Peridiniaceae from the Atlantic. Transactions of the Linnean Society of London, Botany, Series 2, 5: 321-342, pls 27-33.
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Publication date: 1899

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Goniodoma is Goniodoma acuminatum (Ehrenberg) F.Stein.

Type information
Type locality: Atlantic Ocean (Index Nominum Algarum).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), globose, spherical (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Heteraulacus sphaericus (Murray & Whitting) Loeblich III 1970
Triadinium sphaericum (G.Murray & Whitting) J.D.Dodge 1981
Pyrrhotriadinium sphaericum (Murray & Whitting) Nakada 2010

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Dodge, J.D. (1982). Marine dinoflagellates of the British Isles. pp. 1-303, 35 figs, pls I-VIII. London: Her Majesty's Stationery Office.

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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