Prodinophysis rotundata (Claparéde & Lachmann) Balech 1944
Dinophysis rotundata Claparède & Lachmann
© Robin Raine (Robin.Raine@nuigalway.ie)
Prodinophysis rotundata (Claparéde & Lachmann) Balech 1944: 429, fig. 2
Published in: Balech, E. (1944). Contribucion al conocimiento del plancton de Lennox y Cabo de Hornos. Physis 19(54): 423-446, 6 pls.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Phalacroma rotundatum (Claparéde & Lachmann) Kofoid & J.R.Michener
Type locality: North Sea: Glesnesholm, Norway (Faust & Gulledge 2002: 32). Holotype: (Faust & Gulledge 2002: 32).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), almost circular, with length breadth ratio of about 6 to 5 (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Source of current name
Kofoid, C.A. & Michener, J.R. (1911). 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. XXII. New Genera and species of dinoflagellates. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology 54(7): 265-302.
Dodge, J.D. (1982). Marine dinoflagellates of the British Isles. pp. 1-303, 35 figs, pls I-VIII. London: Her Majesty's Stationery Office.
McMinn, A. & Scott, F.J. (2005). Dinoflagellates. In: Antarctic marine protists. (Scott, F.J. & Marchant, H.J. Eds), pp. 202-250. Canberra & Hobart: Australian Biological Resources Study; Australian Antarctic Division.
Created: 10 September 2002 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 22 May 2017 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 25 October 2020.