Prodinophysis rotundata (Claparéde & Lachmann) Balech 1944

Phalacroma rotundatum (Claparéde & Lachmann) Kofoid & J.R.Michener

Current name: Phalacroma rotundatum (Claparéde & Lachmann) Kofoid & J.R.MichenerRobin Raine (

Publication Details
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 (Buenos Aires) 19(54): 423-446, 6 pls.

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Publication date: 5 October 1944

Type Species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Prodinophysis is Prodinophysis porodictya (Stein) Balech.

Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Phalacroma rotundatum (Claparéde & Lachmann) Kofoid & J.R.Michener.

Dinophysis rotundata Claparède & Lachmann

Type Information
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 1983).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 10 September 2002 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 22 May 2017

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 22 May 2017. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 15 July 2024

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