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Kofoidinium splendens J.Cachon & M.Cachon

Publication details
Kofoidinium splendens J.Cachon & M.Cachon 1967

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Kofoidinium is Kofoidinium velleloides Pavillard.

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

Origin of species name
Participle B (Latin), splendid, shining, gleaming, brilliant (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Kofoidinium spendens Cachon & Cachon

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Source of current name
Gómez, F. (2005). A list of free-living dinoflagellate species in the world's oceans. Acta Botanica Croatica 64: 129-212.

Key references
Gómez, F., Moreira, D., López-García, P. (2010). Molecular phylogeny of noctilucoid dinoflagellates (Noctilucales, Dinophyta). Protist 161: 466-478.

Parke, M. & Dixon, P.S. (1976). Check-list of British marine algae - third revision. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom 56: 527-594.

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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 29 February 2020.

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