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Prodinophysis rotundata (Claparéde & Lachmann) Balech 1944

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 Prodinophysis

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Prodinophysis rotundata (Claparéde & Lachmann) Balech
Bainbridge Island, Washington, USA; Waterfront Park, 1000x, DIC. 30 Apr 2011. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun.

Prodinophysis rotundata (Claparéde & Lachmann) Balech
© Robin Raine (Robin.Raine@nuigalway.ie).

 

Pylaiella gardneri Collins

Dinophysis rotundata Claparède & Lachmann
© Robin Raine (Robin.Raine@nuigalway.ie)

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 19(54): 423-446, 6 pls.
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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

Basionym
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 1973).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

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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.

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.

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.

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