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Dinophysis caudata var. tripos (Gourret) Gail 1950

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

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Dinophysis caudata var. tripos (Gourret) Gail
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Dinophysis caudata var. tripos (Gourret) Gail
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Dinophysis caudata W.S.Kent A pair of cells.
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Publication details
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]

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Dinophysis is Dinophysis acuta Ehrenberg.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Dinophysis tripos Gourret

Basionym
Dinophysis caudata W.S.Kent

Type information
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).

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

Taxonomic notes
Faust & Gulledge (2002: 35) note a synonomy between this species and Dinophysis tripos Gorret (1883).

General environment
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.

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.

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.

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