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Triadinium polyedricum (Pouchet) J.D.Dodge 1981

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

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Triadinium polyedricum (Pouchet) J.D.Dodge
Apical view. © Robin Raine (Robin.Raine@nuigalway.ie).

Triadinium polyedricum (Pouchet) J.D.Dodge
Lateral view. © Robin Raine (Robin.Raine@nuigalway.ie).

 

Triadinium polyedricum (Pouchet) J.D.Dodge Apical view
© Robin Raine (Robin.Raine@nuigalway.ie)

Publication details
Triadinium polyedricum (Pouchet) J.D.Dodge 1981: 179, figs 9-11

Published in: Dodge, J.D. (1981). Three new generic names in the Dinophyceae: Herdmania, Sclerodinium and Triadinium to replace Heteraulacus and Goniodoma. British Phycological Journal 16: 273-280, 11 figs.
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Type species
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Triadinium.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Basionym
Peridinium polyedricum Pouchet

Type information
Type locality: France: Marseille (Index Nominum Algarum).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latinised), polyhedron-like.

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Peridinium polyedricum Pouchet 1883
Goniodoma polyedricum (Pouchet) Jørgensen 1899
Pyrrhotriadinium polyedricum (Pouchet) Nakada 2010

General environment
This is a marine species.

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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.

Dodge, J.D. (1985). Atlas of dinoflagellates. A scanning electron microscope survey. pp. [i]-vii, [1]-119. Farrand Press.

Schiller, J. (1937). Dinoflagellatae (Peridineae). In: Dr. L. Rabenhosrst's Kryptogamen-Flora von Deutschland, Österreich und der Schweiz, 2. Aufl. X. Band, 3. Abt. 2. Teil. (Rabenhorst, L. Eds), pp. 321-590, i-vii. Leipzig: Akademische Verlagsgesellschaft M.B.H.

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