Thecadinium petasatum Kofoid & Skogsberg 1928
Thecadinium petasatum Kofoid & Skogsberg 1928: 32-33
Published in: Kofoid, C.A. & Skogsberg, T. (1928). Reports on the scientific results of the expedition to the Eastern Tropical Pacific, in charge of Alexander Agassiz, by the U.S. Fish Commission Steamer "Albatross" from October 1904 to March 1905, Lieut. Commander L.M. Garrett, U.S.N., Commanding. [No.] XXXV. The Dinoflagellata: the Dinophysoidae. Memoirs of the Museum of Comparative Zoölogy, at Harvard College, Cambridge, Mass. 51: 1-766.
This is the type species (lectotype) of the genus Thecadinium.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Thecadinium kofoidii (Herdman) J.Schiller
Type locality: Port Erin, Isle of Man (Index Nominum Algarum). Type: beach, at about level of low water neap tides. (Index Nominum Algarum
= Thecadinium kofoidii (Herdman) Larsen 1985 (Hoppenrath, 2000). - (5 Apr 2018) - Wendy Guiry
No habitat entry has yet been made for this entity.
Source of current name
Steidinger, K.A. & Tangen, K. (1996). Dinoflagellates. In: Identifying Marine Phytoplankton. (Tomas, C.R. Eds), pp. 387-584. San Diego: Academic 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.
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.
Created: 23 August 2002 by Olivia Fitzgerald
Verified by: 05 April 2018 by G.M. Guiry
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