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Thecadinium kofoidii (Herdman) J.Schiller 1931

Publication details
Thecadinium kofoidii (Herdman) J.Schiller 1931: 51, fig. 51 a-g

Published in: Schiller, J. (1931). Dinoflagellatae (Peridineae). In: Dr. L. Rabenhosrst's Kryptogamen-Flora von Deutschland, Österreich und der Schweiz, 2. Aufl. 10. Bd 3. Abt. 1 Teil. (Kolkwitz, R. Eds), pp. 1-256. Leipzig: Akademische Verlagsgesellschaft M.B.H.
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Thecadinium is Thecadinium petasatum Kofoid & Skogsberg.

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

Basionym
Phalacroma kofoidii Herdman

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Phalacroma kofoidii Herdman 1924

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Amphidinium kofoidii var. petasatum Herdman 1922
Thecadinium petasatum Kofoid & Skogsberg 1928
Thecadinium petasatum Dodge 1982

Nomenclatural notes
Larsen (1985: 17) rejected the combination of Schiller (1931: 51), refrring to it as a "nomen nudum'. However, it accepted by INA: "attributed to Kofoid & Skogsberg 1928: 32, but there as T. petasatum." Schiller (1931) sited the correct basionym and thus inadvertently made the combination. Larsen rejected the combination of Schiller and attempted a new combination. However, the Schiller name is valid under the ICN rules. - (22 Aug 2014) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Dodge, J.D. (1985). Atlas of dinoflagellates. A scanning electron microscope survey. pp. [i]-vii, [1]-119. Farrand Press.

Hoppenrath, M. (2000). Morphology and taxonomy of the marine sand-dwelling genus Thecadinium (Dinophyceae), with the description of two new species from the North German Wadden Sea. Phycologia 39: 96-108, 69 figs, 6 tables.

Hoppenrath, M. (2001 '2000'). Morphology and taxonomy of six marine sand-dwelling Amphidiniopsis species (Dinophyceae, Peridiniales), four of them new, from the German Bight, North Sea. Phycologia 39: 482-497.

Hoppenrath, M., Murray, S.A., Chomérat, N. & Horiguchi, T. (2014). Marine benthic dinoflagellates - unravelling their worldwide biodiversity. Kleine Senckenberg-Reihe Vol. 54. pp. [1]-276. Frankfurt am Main & Stuttgar: V. Mosbrugger & E. Schweizerbartsche Verlagsbuchhandlung.

Larsen J. (1985). Algal studies of the Danish Waddensea II. A taxonomic study of psammobious dinoflagellates. Opera Botanica 79: 14-37.

Selina, M.S., Efimova, K.V. & Hoppenrath, M. (2019). Redefinition of the genus Thecadinium (Dinophyceae) using morphological and molecular data, and description of Thecadinium pseudokofoidii sp. nov.. Phycologia 58(1): 36-50.

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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