Dinophysis caudata var. tripos (Gourret) Gail 1950
Dinophysis caudata W.S.Kent A pair of cells.
© Robin Raine (Robin.Raine@nuigalway.ie)
Dinophysis caudata var. tripos (Gourret) Gail 1950: 27, pl. 5, fig. 7
Published in: Gail, G.I. (1950). Opredelitel fitoplanktona laponskogo moria [Manual for identification of the phytoplankton of the Sea of Japan]. Transactions of the Pacific Research Institute for Fisheries and Oceanography, Vladivostok 33: 1-177, 27 pls. [in Russian]
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Dinophysis tripos Gourret
Dinophysis caudata W.S.Kent
Type locality: Adriatic Sea: near Fano (coll. Castracane) (Index Nominum Algarum). Holotype: (Faust & Gulledge 2002: 27).
Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), caudate, i.e., ending with a tail-like appendage (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Faust & Gulledge (2002: 35) note a synonomy between this species and Dinophysis tripos Gorret (1883).
This is a marine species.
No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.
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.
Dodge, J.D. (1982). Marine dinoflagellates of the British Isles. pp. 1-303, 35 figs, pls I-VIII. London: Her Majesty's Stationery Office.
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.
Created: 09 September 2002 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 12 February 2020 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 07 March 2021.