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Pyrodinium phoneus Woloszynska & Conrad

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

 

Publication details
Pyrodinium phoneus Woloszynska & Conrad 1939: 3, figs 1-11

Published in: Woloszynska, J. & Conrad, W. (1939). Pyrodinium phoneus, n. sp., agent de la toxicité des moules du canal maritime de Bruges à Zeebrugge. Bulletin du Musée Royale d'Histoire naturelle de Belgique 15(46): 1-5, 11 figs.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Pyrodinium is Pyrodinium bahamense L.Plate.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Alexandrium ostenfeldii (Paulsen) Balech & Tangen

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

Taxonomic notes
McMinn & Scott (2005: 222) record this as synonym of Alexandrium tamarense.

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Belgium: Lilloo (Antwerp). Bruges - Zeebruge canal.

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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.

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: 03 October 2002 by Elizabeth Moran

Verified by: 24 January 2020 by M.D. Guiry

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References
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Woloszynska, J. & Conrad, W. (1939). Pyrodinium phoneus, n. sp., agent de la toxicité des moules du canal maritime de Bruges à Zeebrugge. Bulletin du Musée Royale d'Histoire naturelle de Belgique 15(46): 1-5, 11 figs.

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