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Amphidinium kofoidii var. petasatum Herdman 1922

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

 

Publication details
Amphidinium kofoidii var. petasatum Herdman 1922: 26-27, pl. 18, fig. 3

Published in: Herdman, E.C. (1922 '1921'). Notes on dinoflagellates and other organisms causing discolouration of the sand at Port Erin II. Proceedings and Transactions of the Liverpool Biological Society 36: 15-30.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Amphidinium is Amphidinium operculatum Clapar├Ęde & Lachmann.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Thecadinium kofoidii (Herdman) J.Schiller

Type information
Type locality: Port Erin, Isle of Man (Index Nominum Algarum). Type: beach, at about level of low water neap tides. (Index Nominum Algarum

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

Taxonomic notes
Accepted name = Thecadinium kofoidii (Herdman) Larsen 1985 (Hoppenrath, 2000: 97). - (5 Apr 2018) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
No habitat entry has yet been made for this entity.

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.

Hoppenrath, M. (2000). Morphology and taxonomy of the marine sand-dwelling genus Thecadinium (Dinophyceae), with the description of two new species from the North German Wadden Sea. Phycologia 39: 96-108, 69 figs, 6 tables.

Created: 10 September 2002 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 05 April 2018 by G.M. Guiry

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